Archive-It Partner News, February 2020

February 26th, 2020

by the Archive-It team

Community News


Wayne State University Libraries

Next open call with Archive-It

All are welcome and invited to join the next open call with the Internet Archive’s Director of Web Archiving, Jefferson Bailey, and Senior Program Manager, Lori Donovan, at 10AM Pacific (1PM Eastern, 5PM GMT) on Wednesday, April 15. Join us to review of developments in the first quarter of 2020 and discuss plans going forward by pointing your web browser to:

Have you signed up for office hours?

Archive-It Office Hours continue! Partners can sign up for a 30-minute one-on-one session online with a Web Archivist from the Internet Archive, to answer questions about accounts, collections, crawls, and more. For full details and to sign up: Archive-It Office Hours.

From the archives…

(Web) Archives and Black Culture – Partner Zakiya Collier discusses the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s web archives with the Organizing Ideas podcast.

Web Archiving for Curators – Partner Matt Huculak shares the University of Victoria Libraries’ collecting policy and process documentation for web archivists.

Describing Web Archives: A Computer-Assisted Approach – Partner Greg Wiedeman introduces principles and a proof-of-concept for web archival description.

Covid-19 Collection – The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) invites contributions to a globe-spanning collection about the Novel Coronavirus outbreak.

Tech and Training


Art Institute of Chicago

Release: Archive-It version 7.0

Web archiving technology just upgraded! This release includes several significant upgrades to web crawling, archival replay, and data reporting tools. To learn more, read the summary here on the Archive-It blog.

Archive-It Advanced Training webinars

In case you missed it, the training webinar on collection development policies for web archives with Archive-It partners from Queens Public Library, Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and UC San Diego is now online here. The series returns on Wednesday, May 20, with an introduction to the WARC file: Register here to join us and learn more.

A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Art Institute of Chicago
Carnegie Museum of Art
Center for Research Libraries
Colorado State Archives
Deutsche in London
Edgewood College
Episcopal Church in Connecticut
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE)
Howell Carnegie District Library
Institute for Alternative Futures
Mike Kelley Foundation for the Arts
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
New Jersey State Library
The Ohio State University College of Nursing
Pennsylvania College Of Technology
University of Nevada, Reno
Wayne State University Walter P. Reuther Library
Yale School of Medicine