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An introduction to the International Internet Preservation Consortium. Mary Pitt

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Presentada en la Jornada Internacional sobre Archivos Web y Depósito Legal Electrónico, en la Biblioteca Nacional de España (BNE), el día 9 de julio de 2013.

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An introduction to the International Internet Preservation Consortium. Mary Pitt

  1. 1. An Introduction to the International  Internet Preservation Consortium Mary Pitt Programme and Communications  Officer
  2. 2. Facts • Started in 2003 • Now 44 member institutions  • Main event is annual General Assembly • Runs technical and educational projects • Raises profile of web archiving • Connects the web archiving community day to  day through website, mailing lists, social  media
  3. 3. Membership Distribution
  4. 4. Membership Breakdown
  5. 5. Annual General Assembly 2013 Ljubljana, Scholarly Use of Web Archives 2012 Washington, The Broad Value of Web Archiving 2011 The Hague, Web Archiving out of the Box 2010 Singapore, The Future of Web Archiving Week in Spring 2014 in Paris Different focus each year
  6. 6. Mission http://netpreserve.org/about‐us/mission‐goals What are we trying to avoid? • For Members  – Not knowing how to start – No best practice going forward – Re‐inventing the wheel – Costly development resource  – Holes in their Archive • For Web Archive Users: – Fragmented Archive – Hard to find out what’s in each fragment – Holes in retrieved websites  – Large chunks of web lost completely – Archive deteriorates over time
  7. 7. IIPC Timeline
  8. 8. Members’ Web Archives LightDark Broad Selective
  9. 9. Selective Light
  10. 10. Full Text Search
  11. 11. Kangaroo Industry Assoc. Australia  August 2000
  12. 12. Broad, Light
  13. 13. URL Search
  14. 14. Gateway to Iceland 2004
  15. 15. Selective Dark
  16. 16. Broad Dark
  17. 17. Projects • Technical and Educational • Flexible funding models • Short and long term • Formal projects and informal collaborations
  18. 18. Sponsoring PhD Student
  19. 19. Wayback Development Re‐Launch
  20. 20. Memento
  21. 21. Benefits of Collaboration • Imagine today’s live web as a pane of  coloured glass. • Imagine different instances going back in time  being different coloured panes of glass
  22. 22. Current State of Web Archiving • Archives fragmented  • Some dark • Starting to stick together
  23. 23. Goals Underlying data sets  accessible for data mining  and analysis Reassembled and fully  accessible
  24. 24. www.netpreserve.org

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