[Air-L] archiving entire blogs

Jarkko Moilanen Jarkko.Moilanen at uta.fi
Fri Jan 20 00:40:24 PST 2012


hi,

Quoting Stuart Shulman <stuart.shulman at gmail.com>:

> WORDPRESS has a feature for this:
>
> http://en.blog.wordpress.com/2006/06/12/xml-import-export/
>
> If it is a WORDPRESS blog, you can ask the owner to create a bulk export in
> XML.
>

If you are archiving blog that you don't have access to export  
functions, I would use 'wget'. It contains features to get everything,  
no matter how deep the structure is.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wget

/Jarkko


> Better still is the new offering from GNIP:
>
> http://blog.gnip.com/gnip-and-automattic-make-whole-new-universe-of-data-available/
>
> The future is bright for getting big collections.
>
> ~Stu
>
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2012 at 9:31 PM, C Sosnowy <c_sosnowy at yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> I would like to be able to archive an entire blog (and ideally be able to
>> download it) for analysis. I've looked at WebCite and Zotero but neither
>> seem to have this capability. Does anyone know of another way?
>>
>>
>> Collette Sosnowy
>> M.A., Ph.D. Candidate
>> Environmental Psychology Program
>> The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
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