Archive-It Partner News, March 2021

March 18th, 2021

by the Archive-It team

New Services for Web Archivists

The Archive-It team is excited to announce two new services:

Redirection Service: Eliminate dead links from your website automatically.

Waybackfill Service: Add captures from the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to your web collections.

Join the Archive-It team’s webinar on March 31st to learn more about both.

And in case you missed it, we are also looking for pilot partners for a new Digital Preservation Service. Read the blog post to learn more and sign up.

Community News

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Early web datasets and research opportunities

Internet Archive and Archives Unleashed released some cool sets of early web data (from GeoCities, Friendster, and others) and invite research teams to join a new cohort program for exploring web datasets like these and many more. Read the announcement for details.

What we’re reading:

Web Archiving at BPL – Partner Diana Bowers-Smith on the web archiving program at the Brooklyn Public Library. 

Collaborative collecting at – Partner Ben Els explains how the National Library of Luxembourg curates collections with subject experts.

Celebrate Black History Month on a High Note – Web Archivist Tanya Ulmer shares music curated and preserved by Archive-It partners.

Tech and Training

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Monitoring automated crawls

Scheduling recurring web crawls just got a little easier. Read the announcement in Archive-It’s Help Center to learn how.    

Archives Unleashed Cloud transitions to Archive-It

Archives Unleashed will sunset their Cloud platform for web archive data analysis on June 30, 2021. Read their announcement for details about the transition. 

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A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Archives of Ontario
Bridgewater State University
David J. Sencer CDC Museum
HowlRound Theatre Commons
National Library of Israel
Royal College of Art
Swissnex San Francisco
University of Florida