Hello everyone,

I know this group has expressed interest in learning more about web archiving, so you may be interested in applying for this free workshop. This program is not affiliated with CLIR+DLF, and I have no additional information.


Gayle Schechter, MSLIS | she/her/hers
Program Associate
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On 3/9/21, 12:05 PM, "Code for Libraries on behalf of Erin Barsan" <[log in to unmask] on behalf of [log in to unmask]> wrote:

    The Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network (DPOE-N) is excited
    to offer a free virtual workshop for US-based library, archives, and museum
    professionals focused on web archiving...

    *Sustainable Web Archiving at Scale: An Introduction*Virtual Workshop |
    Thursday, April 15th & Friday, April 16th | 2:00-5:00pm EST

    As cultural production and communication have moved online, the need for
    archivists to document history in real time has become increasingly clear
    and urgent. Yet the scale and complexity of online information and media
    can be daunting, even as web archiving tools and practices continue to
    evolve. And while large institutions are able to devote staff to keeping
    pace with new technologies and their attendant ethical concerns,
    small-to-mid sized organizations frequently rely on archivists who already
    handle many other responsibilities for this work. How does one design a web
    archiving program that meets the demands of our time with the resources at

    This two-day workshop is designed to provide an introduction to web
    archiving fundamentals and tools for archivists seeking to initiate web
    archiving programs within their organizations and communities that are
    grounded in ethical practices and scaled to their resources. Attendees will
    learn about current projects and advances in the field, and receive
    practical guidance on drafting collecting policies based on institutional
    mission and capacity, as well as hands on instruction using open source
    tools. Participants should come away with a firm grounding in the
    principles and tools needed to sustainably advocate, plan for, and
    implement web archiving in their institutions. No previous experience in
    web archiving is required.

    This web archiving workshop is being hosted by the Digital Preservation
    Outreach & Education Network (DPOE-N) in partnership with the Pratt
    Institute School of Information. It is being offered *tuition-free*, thanks
    to generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

    The application for this program is now available online at:
    *The deadline to apply is Thursday, March 25.*

    Applicants must be located in the United States or US territories. The
    program will be limited to 25 participants, so we recommend that you do not
    wait to apply. Successful applicants will be notified by Thursday, April 1.

    *Sumitra Duncan* is head of the web archiving program at the Frick Art
    Reference Library. In this role she manages the web archiving program of
    the New York Art Resources Consortium (NYARC), which consists of the Frick
    Art Reference Library and the libraries and archives of the Brooklyn Museum
    and the Museum of Modern Art. She co-founded and co-coordinates the Web
    Archiving Special Interest Group of the Art Libraries Society of North
    America (ARLIS/NA) and the Archive-It New York Users Group. She has
    previously led web archiving workshops for the Frick’s Digital Art History
    Lab, the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO), the ARLIS/NA Annual
    Conference, and The New School’s Parsons School of Design. She holds an
    MSLIS from Pratt Institute with Advanced Certificates in Archives and
    Museum Libraries and a BA in English from Virginia Commonwealth University.

    *Amye McCarther* is an arts archivist and media conservator based in New
    York, where she serves as President of the Archivists Round Table of
    Metropolitan New York (ART). Her experience has included directing archival
    programs, digital preservation initiatives, and film and audiovisual
    collections processing for museums and artist foundations, including the
    New Museum, the Merce Cunningham Trust, the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation,
    the Judd Foundation, the Whitney Museum, the Harry Ransom Center, the Joan
    Mitchell Foundation’s CALL Project, and others. Her media preservation
    projects have received grant funding from the Society of American
    Archivists, the CLIR Recordings at Risk program, and the Andy Warhol
    Foundation. She holds an MSIS in Archives and Preservation from the
    University of Texas at Austin, and a BFA in Studio Art and Creative Writing
    from the University of Houston.

    Visit our website at or email us at
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    *Erin Barsan | Digital Preservation Outreach & Education Network (DPOE-N)
    Program Coordinator*
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    School of Information
    144 West 14th Street | 6th Floor | New York, NY 10011
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