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Web archives


  • Here are entered collections of preserved Web pages. Works on the process of preserving Web pages are entered under [Web archiving.]

  • Web archives on a specific topic are assigned an additional heading for the topic subdivided by [Computer network resources.]

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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Internet archives
    • Web site archives
    • Web sites archives
    • World Wide Web archives
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  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Our digital island, via WWW, Aug. 16, 2004(provides access to Tasmanian Web sites that have been preserved for posterity by the State Library of Tasmania) selection guidelines (selecting, archiving and preserving web sites pertinent to Tasmanian government information and cultural heritage; specific collecting objectives: to archive government information; to preserve Tasmania's documentary heritage; and to trace the historical development of the World Wide Web in Tasmania)
    • found: PANDORA archive, via WWW, Aug. 16, 2004(preserving and accessing networked documentary resources of Australia) about PANDORA - key documents/background info. (developed to ensure long-term access to selected Australian online publications; archiving system for building and managing an archive of Web publications; the State Library of Tasmania has developed its own Web archive, Our Digital Island, and taken responsibility for archiving Tasmanian publications)
    • found: Internet Archive home page, Aug. 16, 2004(The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form) FAQs ("Alexa Internet has been crawling the web since 1996, which has resulted in a massive archive. If you have a web site, and you would like to ensure that it is saved for posterity in the Internet Archive ...")
  • General Notes

    • Here are entered collections of preserved Web pages. Works on the process of preserving Web pages are entered under [Web archiving.]
    • Web archives on a specific topic are assigned an additional heading for the topic subdivided by [Computer network resources.]
  • Example Notes

    • Note under [Web archiving]
  • Change Notes

    • 2004-08-16: new
    • 2007-03-29: revised
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