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The Past Issue of the Web

Hockx-Yu, Helen (2011) The Past Issue of the Web. pp. 1-8. In: Proceedings of the ACM WebSci'11, June 14-17 2011, Koblenz, Germany.

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Abstract

This paper takes a critical look at the efforts since the mid-1990s in archiving and preserving websites by memory institutions around the world. It contains an overview of the approaches and practices to date, and a discussion of the various technical, curatorial and legal issues related to web archiving. It also looks at a number of current projects which take a different approach to dealing with the temporal aspects or persistence of the web. The paper argues for closer collaboration with the main stream web science research community and the use of technology developed for the live web, such as visualisation and data analytics, to advance the web archiving agenda.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Web Science Comments:WebSci Conference 2011
Subjects:WS5 Psychology > WS53 Human Information Processing
WS7 Law > WS71 Intellectual Property
Web Science Events > Web Science 2011
ID Code:440
Deposited By: Lisa Sugiura
Deposited On:07 Jun 2011 16:53
Last Modified:25 Oct 2011 17:10

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