Society of California Archivists (SCA)Presentation Transcript
Rosalie Lackrosalie.email@example.comIntroduction to WAS
Imagine a world …
Imagine a world“Imagine a world in which libraries and archives hadnever existed. No institutions had ever systematicallycollected or preserved our collective cultural past: everybook, letter, or document was created, read and thenimmediately thrown away. What would we know aboutour past?’’A Vision Of The Role And Future Of Web ArchivesKalev H. Leetaru, Graduate School of Library and InformationScience, University of Illinois. Presented as the keynote address atthe 2012 IIPC General Assembly in Washington, DC.http://netpreserve.org/sites/default/files/resources/VisionRoles.pdf
This is our world …
This is our world …“Yet, that is precisely what is happening withthe web: more and more of our daily livesoccur within the digital world, yet more thantwo decades after the birth of the modernweb, the “libraries” and “archives” of thisworld are still just being formed.”A Vision Of The Role And Future Of Web ArchivesKalev H. Leetaru, Graduate School of Library and InformationScience, University of Illinois. Presented as the keynote addressat the 2012 IIPC General Assembly in Washington, DC.http://netpreserve.org/sites/default/files/resources/VisionRoles.pdf
WAS … isA service of the UC Curation Center tocollect, manage, preserve and publishwebsites and documents.
www.votearriana.com (2003)**WAS 2013 California Recall Election Web ArchiveCalifornia http://webarchives.cdlib.org/a/carecall2003
Build new collections
WAS Institutions• Institute of Governmental StudiesLibrary, UCB• UC Berkeley Office of Public Affairs• UC Berkeley Libraries• UC Davis Libraries• UC Irvine Libraries• UC Los Angeles Libraries• UC Merced• UC Riverside Libraries• UC San Diego Libraries• UC San Francisco Libraries• UC Santa Barbara• UC Santa Cruz McHenry Library• Emory University Library• Institute for Research on Labor andEmployment• Mount Holyoke College• New York University• Northwestern University Library• Purdue University• Stanford University Libraries• Temple University• University of Arkansas Libraries• University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign Libraries• University of Michigan, BentleyHistorical Library• USDA Economic Research Service• Water Resources Collections andArchives
Contact me!Rosalie LackWAS Service Managerwas.firstname.lastname@example.org
How are people using WAS?
Institution’s website• Preserve intuitionalhistory• Capture universitynews and events
TopicalSupport specialresearch collections
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