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Reflections on the 2023 Web Archiving Conference

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

Today’s guest post is from Abbie Grotke (Assistant Head of the Digital Content Management section), Grace Bicho (Senior Digital Collections Specialist), Lauren Baker (Senior Digital Collections Specialist), and Abbey Potter (Senior Innovation Specialist), all from the Library of Congress. In May, the Library of Congress sent four representatives to the 2023 Web Archiving Conference and …

The Web Archiving Team Answers Questions About the Web Archives

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

Have you ever wondered what exactly is web archiving? How the Library select which websites to preserve? Or how you would find and search the web archives? The Web Archiving Team’s Senior Digital Collection Specialists gathered to answer these questions and more in a live webinar during the Preservation Directorate’s celebration of Preservation Week. If …

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Why Web Archiving?: A Conversation with Web Archivists and Researchers

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

On May 23, the Library of Congress hosted “#WhyWebArchiving: Preserving Internet Content for Research Use,” a virtual event that brought together Library subject experts actively involved in building web archives with researchers that have utilized the Library’s web archives in their work. The event kicked-off the 2022 Web Archiving Conference, which the Library co-hosted with …

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Registration Now Open for IIPC’s 2022 Web Archiving Conference

Posted by: Tracee Haupt

We are excited to announce that registration is now open for the 2022 Web Archiving Conference! The event, which the Library of Congress is hosting in partnership with the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) will be held virtually on May 23-25, 2022. The conference is free and open to everyone with an interest in web …

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The Library of Congress Web Archiving Team Goes Agile

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

Today’s guest post is from Grace Thomas, Senior Digital Collections Specialist on the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team. You can read more about the Web Archiving Team right here on the Signal. In the web archiving community, we build the plane and fly it simultaneously. While this pattern is present in most disciplines, web …

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Web Archiving Virtually In Residence: An Interview with Meghan Lyon

Posted by: Trevor Owens

Meghan Lyon recently joined the Web Archiving Team in the Digital Content Management section as a Librarian in Residence. In support of developing the next generation of librarians and information professionals, the Librarians-in-Residence program (LIR) gives early-career librarians the opportunity to gain meaningful work experience at the Library of Congress. In light of the COVID-19 …

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Happy Birthday to LCWA! Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Web Archiving at the Library of Congress.

Posted by: Carlyn Osborn

Today’s guest post is from Abbie Grotke, who is Lead Librarian, Web Archiving Team in the Digital Content Management Section of the Library of Congress.   2020 marks a special occasion for the Library of Congress – our anniversary of 20 years of web archiving! Remember the year 2000? Back when we all breathed a …

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Take the NDSA 2017 Web Archiving Survey

Posted by: Jaime Mears

This is a guest post co-written by Grace Thomas, Data Specialist for Web Archiving at the Library of Congress, and Maria Praetzellis, Program Manager for Web Archiving at the Internet Archive, on behalf of the NDSA Web Archiving Survey Working Group. This announcement originally appeared on the Archive-It Blog on October 3, 2017. Calling all web archivists: it’s that …