November 17, 2014

Article: "An Overview of Web Archiving"

Title An Overview of Web Archiving Author Jinfang Niu University of South Florida Source D-Lib Magazine (March/April 2012) Volume 18, Number 3/4 Abstract This overview is a study of the methods used at a variety of universities, and international government libraries and archives, to select, acquire, describe and access web resources for their archives. Creating […]

New Report: Legal Issues for Libraries: "A New Day For Web Archiving" by Jonathan Band

This new report is accessible on the ARL server and was prepared for the Library Copyright Alliance by lawyer/IP expert Jonathan Band. The Library Copyright Alliance is made up of of the American Library Association, the Association of Research Libraries, and the Association of College and Research Libraries. The 28 page Review Begins: In October […]

Preservation: "Library of Congress Announces Agreement with Small Press Expo For Acquisition of Independent Comics and Cartoon Art"

From LC: The Library of Congress [recently] announced an agreement with Small Press Expo that will allow the Library to acquire independent comics and cartoon-art forms—material that it does not receive through copyright deposit. The Small Press Expo (SPX) is an annual festival in Bethesda, Md., for alternative comic creators. The festival brings together more […]