Archive-It Partner News, July 2020

July 9th, 2020

by the Archive-It team

Community News

Join us online

You are invited to the quarterly open call with Archive-It and Internet Archive Web & Data Services. Join us for updates, questions, and conversation on Wednesday, July 29, at 10AM Pacific, 1PM Eastern, 5PM GMT, here:

In case you missed it…

Recorded: Supporting Open Science Data Curation, Preservation, and Access by Libraries, a June 25 webinar with the Center for Open Science and Internet Archive.

Recorded: Internet Archive & Archive-It Digital Preservation Services, a May 12 webinar and opportunity to learn more.

Resources for new and urgent collecting

The Archive-It team wants to make sure that everyone has what they need to build the collections that reflect the moment. Please never hesitate to contact the team (ait at archive dot org) when we can help further.

Read this blog post for a summary of available data subsidies, case studies, precedent collections, and questions for COVID-19 web archives.

This Community Forum thread describes the account access and data subsidies that are available to web archivists collecting around the Movement for Black Lives.

Also on the blog…

Advancing Art Libraries and Curated Web Archives: Watch an introduction and read the final report from the IMLS-funded National Forum grant.

Welcome new teammates: Please join the Archive-It team in welcoming Ella, Raven, Tanya, and Peggy!

Tech and Training

New live and recorded training

The Archive-It Advanced Training series returns on July 22 with a panel of web archiving partners and their experience as lone arrangers. Register here to join us. The latest recorded training, an introduction to the WARC file, is available anytime here.

State of the WARC

Read the latest installment in Archive-It’s State of the WARC series to learn about partners’ current practices and long-term goals for WARC file management and preservation. This year’s report includes insight into requirements and aspirations for new digital preservation systems.

A warm welcome to our newest partners!

American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME)
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
Faroudja Enterprises
Indiana University East
Indiana University Kokomo
Indiana University Northeast
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
Indiana University Southeast
Litchfield Historical Society
McMaster University
Newark Public Library
Philadelphia Area Consortium of Special Collections Libraries (PACSCL)
Procter & Gamble Corporate Archives
Punahou School
RISD Archives
Shippensburg University
Texas A&M University – Hazard Reduction and Recovery Center
Texas Christian University
University of Louisville
Wheaton College