[Air-L] LAST CALL - Out of the Box: Building and Using Web Archiving Collections - Registration closes May 2, 2011.

Grotke, Abigail abgr at loc.gov
Thu Apr 21 06:57:11 PDT 2011

Hello all,
I'm a recent AOIR list member so not sure if you've received this announcement before, but in case you haven't - some of you might be interested in this upcoming event.

The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) is holding a day-long public event May 9, 2011 at the KB, the National Library of the Netherlands, in The Hague. "Out of the Box: Building and Using Web Archive Collections" will feature library and museum curators highlighting their web archives and researchers showcasing projects that utilize web archives.

Program Highlights

Collection Treasures:

*         Online Revolutions in the Arabic World: Event Harvesting in Perspective from the Library of Congress, National Library of France, Internet Archive and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

Web Archiving short stories

*         Why is the Web Archive Switzerland like a Swiss Cheese?

*         Grow your own diamonds: increasing value of the KB web archive
Using Web Archives:

*         Mapping the Dutch Blogosphere with the Internet Archive

*         Researchers at the British Library and the UK Web Archive
Attendance of this one-day event is open to all and free to attend.

Who should attend? Curators, researchers, administrators, and others who are interested in the collection, preservation and access of web archives for academic, cultural heritage or research purposes.

Registration (http://www.netpreserve.org/events/hague_reg.php) is required for entry. Registration closes May 2, 2011.

The full program and logistic information is available: http://www.netpreserve.org/events/2011GAoutofthebox.php

If you have any questions please contact Abbey Potter, IIPC Communications Officer abpo at loc.gov<mailto:abpo at loc.gov> or Frederique Vijftigschild at the KB frederique.vijftigschild at kb.nl<mailto:frederique.vijftigschild at kb.nl>.

Abbie Grotke
Web Archiving Team Lead
Office of Strategic Initiatives
National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program
Library of Congress
abgr at loc.gov<mailto:abgr at loc.gov>

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