What I Think About When I Say Goodbye

This week is my last week at the British Library. After more than eight years, the time has come to say goodbye. I first of all think about the many kind and talented people I have worked with, especially those in my team. I have learnt so much from them and will miss them a … Continue reading What I Think About When I Say Goodbye

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My Posts for the UK Web Archive Blog

I haven't written much for the UK web Archive Blog, not in 2015, nor 2013. There are better and more productive bloggers in the team. It is nevertheless good to bring all the posts together so that they can be accessed from one place. 19 June 2015 RESAW Conference – showcasing research of the historical … Continue reading My Posts for the UK Web Archive Blog

Capturing and Replaying Streaming Media in a Web Archive – British Library Case Study

This article was written for and accepted by iPRES 2010, which took place on September 19 - 24, 2010 in Vienna, Austria. It details how the British Library web archiving team met the challenges of archiving sculptor Antony Gormeley's 2009 public arts project website, http://www.oneandother.co.uk, which is now the only surviving online record of this live … Continue reading Capturing and Replaying Streaming Media in a Web Archive – British Library Case Study

Access and Scholarly Use of Web Archives

[This is the manuscript of the article published in Alexandria, Volume 25, No. 1/2(2014), pp. 113-127 http://manchester.metapress.com/content/5g4270j8l6472pl8/?p=bb47b9c8113747d38a9e9daf250bf446&pi=7. It contains small variations from the published version. That particular issue of Alexandria was devoted to web archiving and co-edited by Richard Gibby and myself.] ABSTRACT This article provides an overview of current access arrangements of web archives. Using data from … Continue reading Access and Scholarly Use of Web Archives

Meeting the Challenges of Preserving the UK Web

[This article was written for and accepted by DPASSH2015, 1st Annual Conference on Digital Preservation for the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, 25-26 June, 2015, Dublin, Ireland.] ABSTRACT Collecting and providing continued access to the UK’s digital heritage is a core purpose for the British Library. An important element of this is the World Wide … Continue reading Meeting the Challenges of Preserving the UK Web