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Helen R. Tibbo delivered her presidential address at the 2011 annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) held in Chicago, Illinois. She has spent her career in education, serving on the faculty of the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1989. 543 more words
Harvard University has created an “environmental scan” of Web archiving. “The purpose of the environmental scan was to explore and document current web archiving programs (and institutions desiring a similar capacity) to identify common concerns, needs, and expectations in the collection and provision of web archives to users; the provision and maintenance of web archiving infrastructure and services; and the use of web archives by researchers.” The final report is free and available online.
Richard Pearce-Moses delivered his presidential address at the 2006 annual meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) held in Washington, D.C. During his archival career, Pearce-Moses worked as a Local Records Management Consultant for the Texas State Library, as Documentary Collections Archivist and Automation Coordinator for the Heard Museum, and as Curator of Photographs at the Arizona State University Libraries. 817 more words
Australia is beginning the process of capturing Australian culture on the Web. “The new amendments to the Copyright Act allow the NLA to collect everything from ebooks to blogs, websites to social media. 20 more words