July 28, 2014

Montana: "New State Librarian Leads Digitization"

From the Helena Independent Record: Not that long ago, the Montana State Library, in charge of making state documents available to the public, circulated just a few hundred publications outside its walls each year. Now, in just the past three months, the library has circulated some 18,000 digital documents, and what’s available is vast: state […]

Web Archiving: Cornell Selects Archive-It to Capture and Preserve 8 Million University Web Pages

From The Cornell Daily Sun: Internet Archive will begin preserving Cornell’s online content starting this month after the University signed a contract with the Internet archiving company in March. Internet Archive will create an archive of Cornell’s entire web space — approximately eight million documents — by capturing HTML coding, images, PDFs and links to […]

Online Archive of University of Michigan Web Sites, Pages Now Publicly Available

The California Digital Library (CDL)  has announced that the University of Michigan Web Archive curated by Nancy Deromedi and Michael Shallcross was recently made publicly access on the web. The Bentley Historical Library (BHL) at the U. of Michigan partners with CDL’s Web Archiving Service. From a CDLInfo Post: The University of Michigan Web Archive contains 490 archived sites from the umich.edu […]