The latest news from Archive-It, January 2024

January 29th, 2024

by the Archive-It team

Call for Proposals

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Advancing Inclusive Computational Research with ARCH

The Internet Archive invites applications to Advancing Inclusive Computational Research with ARCH. This pilot program will support less well-resourced organizations throughout the world with access to the Archives Research Compute Hub (ARCH) and thousands of web archive collections, technical support and training, and learning opportunities with a supportive cohort of peers. Read the full announcement on the Internet Archive blog to learn more and apply.

Community News

Digital flyer for the InfoTecarios podcast episode with guests from Archives Unleashed and the Internet Archive

Learning from web archives in Latin America

Web Archivist Karl Blumenthal joined early ARCH adopters on the InfoTecarios podcast. The group discussed their experiences using web archives as primary sources in their research and how to support more scholars and learners like them in Latin America. Catch up with the conversation here.

Preserving local history with Community Webs

Jacquelyn Oshman, Head of Circulation, shared an update on the New Brunswick Free Public Library’s efforts to preserve local history. The library is expanding into digitization with support from the Community Webs program and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC). Read about the project on the Archive-It blog.

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Tech & Training

Preserving email with web archives

Register here to learn about preserving email with web archiving tools on Friday, January 27 at 12PM US Eastern time (GMT-5). Gregory Wiedeman, University Archivist at the University at Albany, SUNY, will demonstrate and discuss the technical solutions in a webinar hosted by the Society of American Archivists’ Web Archiving Section.

Digital preservation training opportunity

Our friends at Digital POWRR seek applicants to attend the next installment in their popular series of digital preservation institutes. Trainees receive subsidized in-person training on all things digital preservation with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Learn more about the program and apply for yourself here on the Digital POWRR website.

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