Archive-It Partner News, May 2021

May 19th, 2021

by the Archive-It team

Community News

New Community Webs partners

50+ public libraries have joined Community Webs to document local history and the lives of their patrons through web archiving. Meet them and learn more much about the program here on the Internet Archive blog.

Introducing Archive-It Sponsored

The Archive-It Sponsored program gives complimentary technology and resources to mission-aligned, but financially under-resourced, organizations for volunteer, citizen, and non-institutional efforts to archive web-based materials of critical importance.

Welcome new teammates

Please help the Archive-It team in welcoming our two newest program managers, Kody Willis and Mirage Berry! Get to know Kody and Mirage here on the Archive-It blog.

What we’re reading:

The Scottish Parliament Blog: How the National Records of Scotland streamlined access to decades of Scottish Parliament information on the web.

Hartford Public Library: Partner Brenda Miller on collecting and sharing local history with Community Webs.

SAA Web Archiving Section: Partner Andrea Belair describes when and how to pitch a web archiving program to your institution.

The Carolinian: How librarians are curating the Piedmont Triad’s digital LGBTQ+ community collection, including web archives.

Tech and Training

Progress report: Archive-It and Archives Unleashed

Catch up on the latest progress to integrate Archive-it with the Archives Unleashed project and create an end-to-end service for web collection and analysis. Prototypes, support for researchers, and next developments are here on the Archive-It blog.

Subscribe to real-time updates

Don’t forget to subscribe to the Archive-It Help Center’s Announcements and Community Help forums for the latest technology updates, release notes, and direct support. Recent highlights include:

COVID capture: Web Archivist Karl Blumenthal’s scoping recipe for collecting COVID-19 resources across your domain. Partner Russell White’s script to report the total data collected from your selected seeds.

A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Dept. of Information and Library Science, Indiana University at Bloomington
Elizabethtown College
Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary
University of Texas, El Paso
All of our newest Community Webs partners