Archive-It Partner News, March 2023

March 15th, 2023

by the Archive-It team

Community News

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Case Studies

The Digital Campaigns Project: Preserving State Politics in a Nationalized Political Environment

Since 2016 the Digital Campaigns Project has been collecting information from state legislative campaign websites. Learn about the innovative approaches to web archiving and the challenges involved in preserving online political campaigns in Joshua Meyer-Gutbrod’s post on the Archive-it blog

The Human Rights web archive collection at Columbia University Libraries

Columbia University has been collecting human rights focused web content for over 14 years. Learn from Alex Thurman, Columbia’s head of web collecting, about how this collection came to be and how they’re continuing to develop it in his post on the Archive-It blog.

Community calendar

You can also catch up with Internet Archive staff, web archiving partners, and peers at these upcoming events:

What we’re reading

Domain Archiving Experience at the National Library, Singapore – The National Library Singapore shares their experience with domain archiving, highlighting the importance of collaboration, strategic planning, and stakeholder engagement in ensuring the preservation of digital heritage.

Legal and ethical considerations: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) – Part 6 in a series by the Digital Library Federation (DLF) addressing complex legal and ethical considerations providing access to born-digital archival records

Animating Changes in Webpages, Featuring George Santos’s Biography – Lesley Frew of the Web Science and Digital Libraries Research Group explores the use of animation to provide a dynamic and interactive view of changes in web pages over time.

Tech and Training

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Social media and other platform updates

Did you know the Archive-It Help Center has a page devoted to the current capture and replay status of many social media platforms? 
Social media can be tricky, the Social media and other platforms status page can help by letting you know what to expect when you crawl some of the more commonly accessed platforms like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Youtube and more!

Training and 1:1 help

If you’re new to Archive-It or could just use a refresher with a member of our team, consider requesting a training.

Have specific questions you’d like to discuss with an Archive-It team member? Check out our Office Hours schedule to book a 1:1 call with a web archivist.

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A warm welcome to our newest partners!

Ariona Hellas S.A.
Center for Fraternal Collections & Research
Colby College Libraries
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center
Michigan State University Museum
Northern Marianas College
University of Texas, San Antonio, Health Sciences Center