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ArchivePress: A Really Simple Solution to Archiving Blog Content

2009

Abstract

Blog archiving and preservation is not a new challenge. Current solutions are commonly based on typical web archiving activities, whereby a crawler is configured to harvest a copy of the blog and return the copy to a web archive. Yet this is not the only solution, nor is it always the most appropriate. We propose that in some cases, an approach building on the functionality provided by web feeds offers more potential. This paper describes research to develop such an approach, suitable for organisations of varying size and which can be implemented with relatively little resource and technical know-how: the ArchivePress project.

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  • Resource type

    Conference paper (published)

  • Institution
    • British Library

  • Organisational unit
    • Digital Preservation

  • Event title
    • iPRES 2009 - 6th International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects

  • Event location
    • San Francisco, CA, USA

  • Book title
    • iPRES 2009 - Proceedings

  • Publisher
    • UC Office of the President: California Digital Library

  • Place of publication
    • San Francisco, CA, USA

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