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by Barbara Sierman

WARC, the best web archiving format?

Recently Google Scholar pointed me to an interesting pre-print about webarchiving. The authors Xinyue Wand and Zhiwu Xie raised the question whether we as web archiving community are using the “right” format when using...  
Recently Google Scholar pointed me to an...  

A Dutch edition of the Keepers registry … but for web archiving!

Last week the Dutch Digital Heritage Network launched a new product: the national registry of web archives in the Netherlands. This collaborative work gives an overview of the websites that are harvested ánd preserved in...  
Last week the Dutch Digital Heritage Network...  

OAIS and the KB Web Collection history

The Open Archival Information System (OAIS) values the (future) user of the digital archive very much. This “Designated Community” of the archive need to be served by extra information about the archived material in...  
The Open Archival Information System (OAIS)...  

Interactive born-digital artworks and authenticity

Digital art objects are often presented as a very difficult category of digital objects to preserve. Recently a report of Cornell University Library documents their efforts to set up the “Preservation and Access Frameworks...  
Digital art objects are often presented as a very...  

International collaboration in the IIPC Preservation Working Group

Web archiving is often about collecting the web. But part of the work is also related to preserving the web. One of the working groups in the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) is focused on this aspect....  
Web archiving is often about collecting the web....  

Oops! Article preserved, references gone

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