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Victoria and Albert Museum: How We Collected WeChat

Victoria and Albert Museum: How We Collected WeChat. “The V&A has added WeChat, China’s largest social media platform, to its permanent collection. If you’re visiting the museum, you’ll be able to see a small display of the application in Gallery 76 during the London Design Festival and in the ensuing months. 120 more words

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Sept 11 2017

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Reactions: Record your reactions to Borsuk’s project by addressing the following questions:

  1. Where does Borsuk locate poet, reader, the poetic act, and poetry?
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Embracing Digital Change: Electronic Deposit 18 Months On (National Library of Australia)

National Library of Australia: Embracing Digital Change: Electronic Deposit 18 Months On. “In February 2016, near the end of a bright, hot summer, the National Library of Australia welcomed long-anticipated changes to the Copyright Act with genuine excitement. 64 more words

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Forbes: Why We Need To Archive The Web In Order To Preserve Twitter

Forbes: Why We Need To Archive The Web In Order To Preserve Twitter. “As social media has become an ever-more central medium through which global society communicates, there has been considerable discussion about just how libraries and archives can work to preserve these walled gardens in the same way that web archives like the Internet Archive have worked to preserve the open web. 77 more words

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Internet Archive: IMLS Grant to Advance Web Archiving in Public Libraries

Internet Archive: IMLS Grant to Advance Web Archiving in Public Libraries. “Working with partners from Queens Public Library, Cleveland Public Library, and San Francisco Public Library, and with OCLC’s WebJunction, which offers education and training to public libraries nationwide, the ‘Community Webs’ project will provide training, cohort support, and services, for a group of librarians at 15 different public libraries to develop expertise in creating collections of historically valuable web materials documenting their local communities. 42 more words

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Open Source: LinkArchiver automatically submits links to the Internet Archive

Open Source: LinkArchiver automatically submits links to the Internet Archive. “The internet is forever, except when it isn’t. “Link rot”—where once-valid links to websites become broken over time as pages move or sites go offline—is a real problem for people who try to do research online. 30 more words

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