Although the interaction between Web archiving
software, RASA, Digital Library Software Packages and especially metadata is possible, from software engineering viewpoint, that a new software package is used as an extension of an old software package is not acceptable.
The web archiving
model will allow authorities to ensure important online information is preserved.
The chapter on preservation is valuable less for its specific application to web archiving
than for its well-written overview of the major issues involved in digital preservation.
Starting digital preservation work in 1996 as the first dedicated Digital Preservation Officer at the National Library of Australia, she was an author of groundbreaking work on the NLA Preservation Metadata Guidelines and contributed to the PADI (Preserving Access to Digital Information) Web site and development of the PANDORA Web archiving
Smarsh Web Archiving
provides IDM, which offers discovery consulting and litigation support, with the ability to capture, search, preserve and produce comprehensive Web content for its clients.
For more information about the British Library Web Archiving
Programme, visit http://www.
It developed policies, procedures, a template for selection guidelines, and technical infrastructure to support a collaborative Web archiving
program and invited the state libraries and other collecting agencies to join it.
The web archiving
division of Reed Technology, now referred to as Reed Archives , provides support for litigation protection, regulatory compliance, records management and eDiscovery needs.
The Library's Director of Web Archiving
and Digital Preservation, Colin Webb, said that while great progress had been made, the task of preserving important Web content was getting bigger.
Therefore, one should not be surprised to see that a variety of complementary approaches to Web archiving
have been followed so far.
The Web archiving
service crawls any website and captures each Web page and its contents in their original format, providing the precise record of what was published online at any specific point in time.
Subject: The award is for a project to develop Web archiving
tools that will be used by libraries to capture, curate, and preserve collections of Web-based government and political information.