May 22, 2022

The New Issue of Against the Grain Features Articles by Leaders of the Web Preservation/Web Archiving Community

The December, 2021/January, 2022 issue of Against the Grain (V33#6) includes several by leaders in the web preservation/web archiving community. Direct links to the articles below. This entire issue of Against the Grain is available online here.

Note: Articles in this issue will remain outside paywall.

The Past, Present and Future of Web Preservation
by Joe Puccio  (Collection Development Officer, Library of Congress)

Building Web Collections: Cooperation Past and Future
by Brewster Kahle (Digital Librarian and Founder, Internet Archive)

Transnational Collaborative Web Archiving: The International Internet Preservation Consortium
by Abigail Grotke (Assistant Head, Digital Content Management Section, Web Archiving Program, Library of Congress, and 2021 Chair of the International Internet Preservation Consortium)

A Look Back at the Ivy Plus Libraries Confederation’s Web Resources Collection Program
by Samantha Abrams (Head of Collections, Center for Research Libraries) a
nd Jean Park, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Macaulay Honors College) 

Collecting from the Web: Collection Development Policy in the Born-Digital Universe
by Carol A. Mandel  (Dean Emerita, New York University Division of Libraries, and Distinguished Presidential Fellow, Council on Library and Information Resources)

The Dangerous Complacency of “Web Archiving” Rhetoric
by Clifford Lynch  (Executive Director, Coalition for Networked Information)

Access All Articles in the December, 2021/January, 2022 Issue of Against the Grain

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.