Web and Social Media Preservation: Capturing Today’s Websites for Future Archival Research

August 12th, 2014

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“Websites are important records of institutional history, but they are also always being updated, redesigned, or taken down. How do we access important information from  outdated versions of websites? The Archives is currently using Archive-It, a tool created by the Internet Archive, to capture Smithsonian websites and social media accounts for future use.”

Read more about how the Smithsonian uses Archive-It.

August 12, 2014, by Stefana Breitwieser of the Smithsonian/The Bigger Picture Blog.