Agreed, don't focus too much on preserving the presentation for an online
newspaper. The text and images are important, but the layout isn't so
On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 10:59 AM, Kyle Banerjee <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> IMO, there are many web archiving situations where it is more appropriate
> to just focus on the content rather than the manifestation of the content.
> Just as you wouldn't expect a 1995 article from the NYT to be displayed as
> the website was in 1995 or an article in an online database to actually
> appear like it originally appeared online, it's the content rather than the
> skin that's relevant in the case of a newspaper. If you make sure it's in a
> format that can be migrated forward and added to standalone or union
> systems that provide access to this sort of stuff, you'll be fine.
> On Tue, Jan 14, 2014 at 8:48 AM, Kathryn Frederick (Library) <
> [log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I'm trying to develop a strategy for preserving issues our school's
> > newspaper. Creating a WARC file of the content seems straightforward, but
> > how will that content fair long-term? Also, how is the WARC served to an
> > end-user? Is there some other method I should look at?
> > Thanks in advance for any advice!
> > Kathryn