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Category: Web Archiving

Cobweb Update: Recorded Webinar on Cobweb Functionality Now Available

Are you curious about how Cobweb can support your web archiving work or how you might use the platform to initiate or otherwise participate in collaborative web archiving initiatives? Check out the slides and recorded video from a recently held […]

Cobweb Update: Announcing the Cobweb Demonstration Platform!

We are excited to share a public release of the Cobweb demonstration platform! Cobweb is an open source platform that helps coordinate the collection development activities that go into building web archives. Anyone can now engage with the platform to […]

Cobweb Update: Establishing a Collaborative Collecting Project

Over the next few weeks, we will be conducting user testing of the Cobweb functional prototype along with a few high-fidelity wireframes to learn from potential users about what they’d consider most useful in a collaborative collection development platform. One […]

Cobweb Update: How Cobweb Facilitates Participatory Web Archiving

Given its breadth and depth, archiving the web can seem an overwhelming endeavor. Digital curators typically approach web archiving by first determining what to collect based on the collecting scope established by their organization. Once they’ve identified the general theme […]

Cobweb Update: Supporting Collaborative Web Archiving

Not unlike the arachnids to which we allude in the Cobweb name, the team behind this open source service platform designed to support collaborative collection development for web archives has been industriously working up an initial prototype of the system. […]

Cobweb: Collaborative Collection Development for Web Archives

A partnership between the CDL, Harvard Library, and UCLA Library has been award funding from IMLS to create Cobweb, a collaborative collection development platform for web archiving, The demands of archiving the web in comprehensive breadth or thematic depth easily exceed […]

Rosalie Lack moves to UCLA Library

Rosalie Lack, CDL’s Web Archiving Coordinator, has accepted a position with the UCLA library.  Her last day at the CDL will be May 24. During her time with the CDL, Rosalie has demonstrated a strong commitment to the success of […]

End of Term Web Archive project update

As we near the end of a presidential term, the End of Term (EOT) Web Archive 2016 project team is planning for the 2016-2017 crawling activities. For the upcoming transition from one president to another, we will capture federal government […]

WAS to Archive-It Migration Update

The Web Archiving Service (WAS) migration to Internet Archive’s Archive-It Service reached two major milestones last week when the WAS crawlers crawled their last crawl and the last of the UC institutions moved their collections to Archive-It. (See previous CDLINFO […]

WAS Service Update: March 2015

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities WAS to Archive-it Transition. Work continues on the migration of UC WAS accounts to Archive-it: UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Riverside, UC Office of the President Communications, NASA Wavelength, UC Berkeley, UC Santa Barbara, […]