Link Rot: Overruled! The Variable Geometries of Preserving the Web

[Cross-posting from the Archive-It blog, where we belatedly featured this. Scroll down for the audio-video!] Back in October, Georgetown University Law Library hosted a one-day symposium, “404/File Not Found:
Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent,” that featured an

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Link Rot: Overruled! The Variable Geometries of Preserving the Web

[Cross-posting from the Archive-It blog, where we belatedly featured this. Scroll down for the audio-video!] Back in October, Georgetown University Law Library hosted a one-day symposium, “404/File Not Found:
Link Rot, Legal Citation and Projects to Preserve Precedent,” that featured an

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Speak to the Eyes: The History and Practice of Information Visualization

[Posted here, on my personal website, per the allowance of the publication agreement, is my  article, co-authored with Lily Pregill (@technelily) for  Art Documentation (Vol. 33, Fall 2014). If for some reason you cite this, please use the citation at

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Speak to the Eyes: The History and Practice of Information Visualization

[Posted here, on my personal website, per the allowance of the publication agreement, is my  article, co-authored with Lily Pregill (@technelily) for  Art Documentation (Vol. 33, Fall 2014). If for some reason you cite this, please use the citation at

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When in Eternal Links to Time Thou Grow’st

When in Eternal Links to Time Thou Grow’st I wrote this post for the Archive-It blog, but I figured I would post it here too, mostly because it was fun to research and to dig through the 2800+ collections (well,

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When in Eternal Links to Time Thou Grow’st

When in Eternal Links to Time Thou Grow’st I wrote this post for the Archive-It blog, but I figured I would post it here too, mostly because it was fun to research and to dig through the 2800+ collections (well,

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Web Archiving in the United State: A 2013 Report

The 2013 NDSA Web Archiving Survey has been released! Regular readers of this blog (I’m kidding of course — there is no such thing!) will recall my work on the 2011 NDSA Web Archiving Survey (uncredited since I worked at

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Web Archiving in the United State: A 2013 Report

The 2013 NDSA Web Archiving Survey has been released! Regular readers of this blog (I’m kidding of course — there is no such thing!) will recall my work on the 2011 NDSA Web Archiving Survey (uncredited since I worked at

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TAGOKOR: Biography of an Electronic Record

I figured I would put up a post noting the publication last month of my piece in Issue 4 of Archive Journal, “TAGOKOR: Biography of an Electronic Record.” The piece attempts something of a material culture studies approach to look

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TAGOKOR: Biography of an Electronic Record

I figured I would put up a post noting the publication last month of my piece in Issue 4 of Archive Journal, “TAGOKOR: Biography of an Electronic Record.” The piece attempts something of a material culture studies approach to look

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Preserving Digital Culture – The Good, The Bad, and The Syllabus

I was lucky enough to have the chance to co-teach the class “Preserving Digital Culture,” with Alison Langmead (thanks Alison!) and  James King this past semester, Spring 2014, as part of the archives track curriculum of the MLIS program at

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Preserving Digital Culture – The Good, The Bad, and The Syllabus

I was lucky enough to have the chance to co-teach the class “Preserving Digital Culture,” with Alison Langmead (thanks Alison!) and  James King this past semester, Spring 2014, as part of the archives track curriculum of the MLIS program at

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I Review 6 Digital Preservation Models So You Don’t Have To

  When digging through the ol’ desktop/hard-drive/thumb-drives/external-drives/google-drive/dropbox/evernote/oh-god-please-help-me recently I came across the notes (filename: “levels_notes.doc” — good grief) I had taken when Andrea Goethals, Trevor Owens, Meg Phillips and I were working on the paper, The NDSA Levels of Digital

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I Review 6 Digital Preservation Models So You Don’t Have To

  When digging through the ol’ desktop/hard-drive/thumb-drives/external-drives/google-drive/dropbox/evernote/oh-god-please-help-me recently I came across the notes (filename: “levels_notes.doc” — good grief) I had taken when Andrea Goethals, Trevor Owens, Meg Phillips and I were working on the paper, The NDSA Levels of Digital

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File Fixity and Data Integrity

  Another post for The Signal. This one is part of our series explicating each “box” of the Levels of Digital Preservation guidance document. Needless to say, I’m always looking for an excuse to use this picture of Old Heidelberg,

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File Fixity and Data Integrity

  Another post for The Signal. This one is part of our series explicating each “box” of the Levels of Digital Preservation guidance document. Needless to say, I’m always looking for an excuse to use this picture of Old Heidelberg,

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