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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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