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Are Web Archives Failing The Modern Web: Video, Social Media, Dynamic Pages and The Mobile Web (Forbes)

Forbes: Are Web Archives Failing The Modern Web: Video, Social Media, Dynamic Pages and The Mobile Web. “For the most part, a web archiving crawler built 20 years ago could still largely function today, downloading a web page, extracting its links, crawling each of those links, extracting their links in turn, crawling those links and so on, while recording each page’s HTML and images into its archives. 83 more words

Research & Opinion

StateTech Magazine: How State Archivists are Taking on Avalanches of Email Data

StateTech Magazine: How State Archivists are Taking on Avalanches of Email Data. “With state agencies generating terabytes of email data, state archivists must find ways to cull, store and manage millions of electronic messages.”

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Looking forward

Like a lot of people I have spent January setting priorities for the year ahead.  I haven’t given up chocolate or done any more exercise but I  521 more words

Digital Preservation

Me and My Plus 1

My parents were firm believers throughout my childhood that my brother and I should not have technology until it was absolutely necessary. So, upon my first day of 9th grade, I stumbled through high school trying to navigate the new halls, while also trying to learn how to work my new phone. 440 more words

Back to the 1990s - Images from the Bury Times on Display

Archives preservation is not just about caring for records from long ago! Yes it’s always exciting to handle photographs from a far distant era but it can be just as fascinating to study and preserve images from more recent times: The 1990s to be exact! 321 more words

Archives