Archive-It Partner News, February 2019

February 5th, 2019

by the Archive-It team

Community News

Join the Archive-It open call on February 27

We invite you to join the next open call with the Internet Archive’s Director of Web Archiving, Jefferson Bailey, and Archive-It’s Senior Program Manager, Lori Donovan, at 11AM Pacific (2PM Eastern, 7PM GMT) on Wednesday, February 27. You can join us by pointing your web browser here at call time:

Communing in Columbus

Community Webs cohort members gathered at the Columbus Metropolitan Library for their yearly summit, and to mark the second (and final) year of their Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) funded program. Catch up with some of their key lessons learned and plans for moving forward with this blog post by the Internet Archive’s Maria Praetzellis and Sylvie Rollason-Cass: Communing in Columbus: The final Community Webs summit.

Photo of the Community Webs cohort members at the Columbus Metropolitan Library

Community Webs cohort members at the Columbus Metropolitan Library

Also on our blogroll:

Nuevas opciones, nuevas direcciones: Natalie Baur, Preservation Librarian at the Biblioteca Daniel Cosío Villegas, El Colegio de México, introduces the pilot effort to archive the Mexican federal government web, in English and Spanish!

Collecting for continuity and for change: Anthony Vaver, Local History Librarian and Archivist, explains the role of web archiving in the Westborough Public Library’s local public history collections, bringing “context, understanding, and meaning to how each resident fits into the continuum of a place.”

Laying the groundwork: The University of Pennsylvania Libraries summarize their growing institution-wide web archiving programs, including collections, workshops, and advice for creators.

Preserving PC(USA) websites: Partner Cecilia Figliuolo shares the Presbyterian Historical Society’s expanding web archives, including new and international collections, and their Islandora-fronted access layer.

Tech and Training

Release: Bulk Seed Rules

Scoping your collections’ seeds just got faster and easier with this new tool. Partners may now apply and edit scoping rules to several seeds at once. To learn how, see: Adding Seed Level Scoping Rules in Bulk. This feature also includes the automatic scoping rules that apply to popular web and social media platforms.

Advanced training

The Advanced Training webinar series returns on February 26 with Archive-It as a Reference Tool. You can register here to join us live and always check back on past training webinars here in the Archive-It Help Center.

Community Calendar

Catch up with Internet Archive staff and other Archive-It partners at these upcoming events:

Feb 12-14: Preservation and Archiving Special Interest Group (PASIG) – Mexico City

Mar 3-6: Electronic Resources & Libraries – Austin, TX

Mar 4-6: Designing for Digital – Austin, TX

Mar 20-21: Library Technology Conference (LibTech) – St. Paul, MN

Mar 26-28: Computers in Libraries – Arlington, VA

Apr 3-6: Midwest Archives Conference – Detroit, MI

A warm welcome to our newest Archive-It Partners!

Arizona State University
Congresswoman Niki Tsongas
Corning Museum of Glass
Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
New York City Department of Records and Information Services
Norwich University Archives and Special Collections
MacEwan University
Pepperdine University Libraries
University of Colorado Boulder
University of Pennsylvania Archives and Records Center