Gone Today, Here Tomorrow: Archiving and Preserving Born Digital Government Documents Molly Bragg,  Partner Specialist Int...
Internet Archive <ul><li>Founded in 1996 by Brewster Kahle </li></ul><ul><li>Largest public web archive in existence </li>...
Partner Needs for  Web Capture <ul><li>Libraries and Archives need web capture beyond general web archive </li></ul><ul><l...
Archiving Big and Small <ul><li>Domain crawls for the most comprehensive collections, ex .fr, .au </li></ul><ul><li>Curate...
Archiving the U.S.  Federal Government  <ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional Harvests (107 th  – 11...
www.loc.gov/ minerva/
www.webharvest.gov
Archive-It <ul><li>Subscription service for smaller collection needs </li></ul><ul><li>Includes collection management, har...
 
Archiving with Archive-It <ul><li>Publications in born digital formats only </li></ul><ul><li>Web archiving allows archivi...
Federal Institutions and Archive-It <ul><li>National Institutes of Health:  capture select NIH websites and records </li><...
US State Government: North Carolina <ul><li>State Library / State Archive partnership </li></ul><ul><li>1 main collection ...
http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/webarchives/index.html
Local Web Archiving <ul><li>San Francisco Public Library, Government Information Center </li></ul><ul><li>Archiving San Fr...
Global web archiving:  Latin America <ul><li>Latin American Network Information Center, at the University of Texas, Austin...
http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/archives/lagda/
Global Web Archiving:  Asia, Pacific Region <ul><li>National Library of Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand, Laos, Papua ...
Contact Information <ul><li>Molly Bragg </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Specialist  </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>...
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Archiving and Preserving Born Digital Government Documents

  1. 1. Gone Today, Here Tomorrow: Archiving and Preserving Born Digital Government Documents Molly Bragg, Partner Specialist Internet Archive [email_address] Federal Depository Library Conference Arlington, Virginia October 20, 2008
  2. 2. Internet Archive <ul><li>Founded in 1996 by Brewster Kahle </li></ul><ul><li>Largest public web archive in existence </li></ul><ul><li>Designated as a library by the state of California in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Digitized collections of books, audio, moving images </li></ul><ul><li>www.archive.org </li></ul>
  3. 3. Partner Needs for Web Capture <ul><li>Libraries and Archives need web capture beyond general web archive </li></ul><ul><li>Partners need to create focused collections </li></ul><ul><li>Harvest at specific frequencies </li></ul><ul><li>Reporting Features </li></ul><ul><li>Hosting, Access and full text search </li></ul>
  4. 4. Archiving Big and Small <ul><li>Domain crawls for the most comprehensive collections, ex .fr, .au </li></ul><ul><li>Curated crawls for large collections, Iraq war, Election Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Archive-It service, for smaller sized collections (automated harvesting) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Archiving the U.S. Federal Government <ul><li>Library of Congress </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional Harvests (107 th – 110 th ) </li></ul><ul><li>NARA </li></ul><ul><li>End of Presidental term (2004) </li></ul><ul><li>Congressional Election Harvest (2006, 2008) </li></ul><ul><li>End of Term 2008 harvest </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative project (LoC, CDL, UNT, GPO) </li></ul>
  6. 6. www.loc.gov/ minerva/
  7. 7. www.webharvest.gov
  8. 8. Archive-It <ul><li>Subscription service for smaller collection needs </li></ul><ul><li>Includes collection management, harvesting, full text search, hosting and access </li></ul><ul><li>Collections publicly available at www.archive-it.org </li></ul><ul><li>Over 65 partners (State Archive/Libraries, Universities, Federal institutions, Museums, Public Libraries) </li></ul>
  9. 10. Archiving with Archive-It <ul><li>Publications in born digital formats only </li></ul><ul><li>Web archiving allows archivist to capture more than just the publications </li></ul><ul><li>At risk content needs to be preserved before it is lost </li></ul><ul><li>Supplement paper collections </li></ul><ul><li>Builds relationships between archives/libraries and government agencies </li></ul>
  10. 11. Federal Institutions and Archive-It <ul><li>National Institutes of Health: capture select NIH websites and records </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information: archiving the E-Print Network, a web-based library of published papers, research groups, and electronic documents. </li></ul><ul><li>Department of Labor: create an archive of their web presence. </li></ul>
  11. 12. US State Government: North Carolina <ul><li>State Library / State Archive partnership </li></ul><ul><li>1 main collection for all state agencies </li></ul><ul><li>Websites for the collection are selected using specific appraisal guidelines </li></ul><ul><li>Provide special access portal for the web archives from their own site to brand and market the collection </li></ul>
  12. 13. http://www.archives.ncdcr.gov/webarchives/index.html
  13. 14. Local Web Archiving <ul><li>San Francisco Public Library, Government Information Center </li></ul><ul><li>Archiving San Francisco city agencies with Archive-It </li></ul><ul><li>Digitizing San Francisco municipal reports: http://www.archive.org/details/sfpl </li></ul>
  14. 15. Global web archiving: Latin America <ul><li>Latin American Network Information Center, at the University of Texas, Austin </li></ul><ul><li>Archive ministry, elected official websites for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive coverage of Latin American government information </li></ul>
  15. 16. http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/archives/lagda/
  16. 17. Global Web Archiving: Asia, Pacific Region <ul><li>National Library of Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Thailand, Laos, Papua New Guinea, East Timor, Burma / Myanmar and Cambodia </li></ul><ul><li>Election coverage, spontaneous events and government websites </li></ul><ul><li>Example collections: </li></ul><ul><li>-Lao PDR Government and NGO Websites </li></ul><ul><li>-Post Thaksin politics in Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>-Cambodian National Election 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>-Burmese Uprising 2007 </li></ul>
  17. 18. Contact Information <ul><li>Molly Bragg </li></ul><ul><li>Partner Specialist </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>415.561.6799 ext 6 </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/event/dlcfall08 </li></ul>

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