Tuesday, January 09, 2007

Event: Web Archiving Training Session

This is from the Digital-Preservation discussion list.

Web Archiving Training Session

The European Web Archive is organizing a two-day training session on Web Archiving in Paris on the 1st and 2nd of March 2007. The training will cover all aspects of Web Archiving for librarians, archivists as well as technicians in charge of web archiving. Special attention will be given to providing the necessary background on Internet technologies in general and Web publishing in particular to understand the media and requirements for its preservation.

The training will present a complete overview of web archiving methodologies with, for each of them, contextual background and assumptions as well as preferred use.

The training is not a technical training for set-up and use nor for the development of web archiving tools. However, it will comprise a critical review of tools with a demonstration where possible.

Topics covered:

  • The web as a disruptive media
  • Actors of web publishing
  • New role for memory institution
  • Current initiatives overview in Web archiving
  • Legal issues
  • Internet Infrastructure
  • Identification and naming on the Web
  • Web format and standards
  • Selection policies
  • Crawling strategies, issues, and good practices
  • Storage of web material, ARC and WARC format
  • Access and rendering
  • Searching web archives
  • Review and demonstration of existing tools
  • Metadata for Web Archiving
  • Preservation


The session will take place in Paris between the 1st and 2nd of March 2007.


Registration fee for the 2 days (including lunches, coffee breaks and one dinner):

  • 750 standard rate (680 for registration made before the 1st of February)
  • 580 for non-profit and governmental organizations (480 for registration made before the 1st of February)
  • 250 for students

To register please go to: http://europarchive.org/2007-training.php

If you have any further queries or require additional information, please contact the organizers directly at:

info AT europarchive.org

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