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Author: Rosalie Lack

Announcing a New Partnership: California Digital Library, UC Libraries, and Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service

The CDL and the UC Libraries are partnering with Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service. In the coming year, CDL’s Web Archiving Service (WAS) collections and all core infrastructure activities, i.e., crawling, indexing, search, display, and storage, will be transferred to Archive-It. […]

WAS Service Update: August 2014

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities WAS User Group Meeting. The WAS User Group meeting was held during the Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting (SAA 2014). The meeting was open to all conference attendees for a discussion to explore web […]

WAS Service Update: June 2014

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Storage. Work continues on migration of WAS storage to the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC). We are now moving the content at a rate of approximately 1 TB a day. Once it is all […]

WAS Service Update: March 2014

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Presentation. Rosalie Lack (WAS Service Manager) will be chairing a lightning talk session at the upcoming Society of American Archivists (SAA) Conference in August, in Washington, DC. The session title is “From Crawling to […]

WAS Service Update: January – February 2014

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Storage. The technical team started work on migrating WAS storage to San Diego Supercomputer Center. The timeline for completion is summer 2014. Once completed we will be able to realize significant cost savings on storage, […]

WAS Service Update: October 2013

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Infrastructure. Work continues on infrastructure upgrades to search and indexing. New public content 1. University of Illinois Urbana‐Champaign World Sustainable Development Web Archive. This archive aims to preserve web content published by Non‐Governmental Organizations […]

Eight New Web Archives Go Live

There are eight new archives, from three institutions now publicly available in WAS. The archives include a collection of NGO sites from around the world that focus on environmental and economic sustainability, over 50 NGOs that address local environmental conditions in China, […]

WAS Service Update: July -September 2013

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities 1.   WAS 2.0 released. With the WAS 2.0 release, WAS curators now have new tools and reports that support: site creation and management; collection development; quality assurance; site analysis; and integration with local systems. […]

New Web Archive: Current Events in China – Popular Websites, Blogs & Twitters

By Su Chen, Head, UCLA East Asian Library Newsnet, Commentary, Blog, and Twitter are the major channels for over 500 million Chinese to access news, voice opinions, and exchange ideas on current important domestic and international issues, although the exchanges are […]

Web Archiving Service (WAS) has a new look!

The University of California’s Web Archiving Service (WAS) launched a new public interface. Check it out:! The fresh new look showcases the importance of web archiving and promotes access to WAS partner institution collections. Under About and Features you’ll get an overview of […]