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Gettin Sh*t Done in the Digital Archives
We live in a reality where official documents are born, revised and disseminated online. Most post-secondary institutions have record retention schedules to facilitate the transfer of official records with lasting historical ...
Solr Integration in the Anserini Information Retrieval Toolkit
Anserini is an open-source information retrieval toolkit built around Lucene to facilitate replicable research. In this demonstration, we examine different architectures for Solr integration in order to address two current ...
Lowering the Barrier to Access: The Archives Unleashed Cloud Project
(The web that was: archives, traces, reflections RESAW 2019*, 2019-06-19)
The Archives Unleashed Project, aims to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent past. We respond to one of the major issues facing web archiving ...
Project Sustainability and Research Platforms: The Archives Unleashed Cloud Project
(IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2019, 2019-06-07)
The Archives Unleashed Project, founded in 2017 with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, aims to make petabytes of historical internet content accessible to scholars and others interested in researching the recent ...
See a little Warclight: building an open-source web archive portal with project blacklight
(IIPC Web Archiving Conference 2019, 2019-06-06)
In 2014-15, due to close collaboration between UK-based researchers and the UK Web Archive, the open-source Shine project was launched. It allowed faceted search, trend diagram exploration, and other advanced methods of ...
Enabling Access to Old Wu-Tang Clan Fan Sites: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Web Archive Collaboration
The growth of digital sources since the advent of the World Wide Web in 1991, and the commencement of widespread web archiving in 1996, presents profound new opportunities for social and cultural opportunities. In simple ...
Introduction to Islandora
This presentation will offer an introduction to Islandora, an open-source Digital Asset Management platform, including the project’s purpose, architecture, history, functions, and community. The session will also demo ...
An exploratory look at 3,039,804 #elxn42 tweets
This presentation examines the tools, approaches, collaboration, and findings of the Web Archives for Historical Research Group around the capture and analysis of Twitter for the 2015 Canadian Federal Election. While ...
Upgrading? Migrating? There’s a portmanteau for that!
Fedora 4, the new, revitalized version of Fedora, boasts a feature set that includes improvements in scalability, linked data capabilities, research data support, modularity, and more. Since the launch of Fedora 4.0, a ...
Islandora and Fedora 4; The Atonement.
In the context of repository platforms, Islandora has a fair bit of age, and with that a fair bit of cruft. In the early winter of 2014/2015 the Islandora community began working on a project plan to outline what would be ...
Open Source Sustainability in Digital Curation/Preservation Software
Open source sustainability is hard. This talk will outline what the Islandora and Fedora communities have done to address sustainability in their projects, as well as touch in the critical need for sustainability around ...
Practical Implementation of Digital Preservation Policies
How do organizations make consistent and rigorous decisions about their day-to-day preservation activities? Through policy, of course! What's the best thing to talk about first thing in the morning? Policy creation ...
Preservation Policy for Humans
What's the OCUL Digital Curation Community?
CURATEcamp iPres 2012
Mark Jordan, Courtney Mumma, Nick Ruest and the participants of CURATEcamp iPres 2012 report on this unconference for digital curation practitioners and researchers, held on 2 October 2012 in Toronto.
OCUL Digital Curation Summit: Digital Curation Life-cycle & Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation & Access
Presentation slides for Digital Curation Life-cycle and Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation & Access, and corresponding worksheets + scenarios.
The revolution will be preserved
We live in a reality where official records are born and disseminated via the Internet. Many institutions have a strategy in place for transferring official university records that are print or tactile to university archives, ...
Strong and Free: Building a Resilient Data Store North of the Border
Cloud technologies are an attractive way to build infrastructure with a minimum of fuss. However, there are instances in which the cloud can fail to live up to expectations, or where legal or ethical considerations make ...
Building Community and Tools for Analyzing Web Archives through Datathons
Starting in March 2016, the Archives Unleashed team and our collaborators have brought together social scientists, humanists, archivists, librarians, computer scientists, and other stakeholders to explore web archives as ...
The Cost of a WARC: Analyzing Web Archives in the Cloud
The value of web archives to support scholarship in the humanities and social sciences is slowly being realized by the increasing availability of scalable tools and platforms. The cost of providing scholarly access is a ...