Tech Talks Presentation by Lauren Ko, September 16, 2009


People now turn to the Web for much of the information they seek.  Unlike the printed word, the content they access there can change or disappear at any moment.  Because of this transient nature, Web archivists attempt to identify, capture, and preserve important pieces of the Web for future audiences.  In this Tech Talk we will explore the motivations, practices, and software that play a part in the field of Web archiving.

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Web Archiving (PDF)

Some file types require special programs to use or view.  Here are links to several of the most common programs:

About the Author:  Web Archiving Programmer Lauren Ko conducts Web harvests for the UNT Libraries' Digitial Projects Unit.


Wednesday, September 16, 2009 - 12:00pm