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Preview of Forthcoming Web Archiving Service Features

A recording of our recent web-conference session on Forthcoming Web Archiving Service Features: QA Tools, Duplicate Reduction and Search Enhancements ( is now available.  This 60 minute demo covers:

  • WAS Roadmap: new features in context of overall direction for the service
  • QA Tools: preparing for capture
    • Subdomain finder tool
    • Understanding cost
  • QA Tools: after capture – quickly identify problem captures
  • New search features: demo of faceted search results, targeting an archive search to a topic
  • Duplicate reduction
    • How it will work
    • How to control settings

This recorded session includes questions from the participating WAS curators, whose suggestions have helped to shape enhancements to the service.  If you would like further information or other video demos of the service, visit the WAS website (  If you have questions about the service, please contact