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  • Web Archives as Digital Publications / Digital Publications as Web Archives

    Web archiving is often done after the fact – a digital publication is designed, built, published and only then, archived for preservation. But what if the archiving process became part of the publication pipeline, complementary to online publishing, or an alternative distribution medium free from hosting requirements and available for offline use? Parametric Press, a digital magazine focused on interactive, data-driven content has been experimenting with this approach from the beginning. With the release of...

  • Emma Dickson joins Webrecorder as Generalist Developer

    Emma Dickson Joins Webrecorder as a Generalist Developer I’m excited to announce that the Webrecorder team has expanded, and that Emma Dickson has joined Webrecorder as a part-time Generalist Developer! Emma is fascinated by outdated technology and the process of translation and obsolescence in technical languages. They love creating archives and archival tools. In addition to their work as a conservation technician on time-based media projects, Emma also produces net art and new media sculptures....

  • Next Generation Web Archiving: Loading Complex Web Archives On-Demand in the Browser

    I’m excited to present an exciting new milestone for Webrecorder, the release of six high-fidelity web archives of complex digital publications, accessible directly in any modern browser. These projects represent the entire catalog of Stanford University Press’s Mellon-funded digital publications, and are the culmination of a multi-year collaboration between Webrecorder and Stanford University Press (SUP). You can read more about this collaboration, and additional details on each of the publications on the corresponding blog post...

  • Supporting IIPC community in transitioning to Webrecorder pywb

    I’m excited to announce an exciting new collaboration between Webrecorder and International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), a group of national, university and regional libraries and archives involved in web archiving all over the world. The IIPC will recommend the adoption of Webrecorder pywb, the core Python web archiving toolset developed by Webrecorder as the ‘go to’ web archive replay system. To support IIPC members in switching to pywb, I will be developing a migration guide,...

  • A New Phase for Webrecorder Project, Conifer and ReplayWeb.page

    Today, I’m excited to announce a new phase for the Webrecorder Project, and several major releases/updates. First, welcome to https://webrecorder.net/ - the new official site of the Webrecorder Project. Feel free to look around, and pardon the dust. This site will contain all news and updates from Webrecorder, and the tools page is being updated to maintain a current index of all Webrecorder software. Long Live Webrecorder, Long Live Conifer In 2014, I created Webrecorder...

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