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The UK Web Archive



Speakers: Jason Webber, The British Library

Series: HCID Research Seminars

Seminar Abstract:

The UK Web Archive, on behalf of all the UK Legal Deposit libraries, has been collecting selective UK websites  since 2005 and ALL UK websites since 2013. This talk will outline the opportunities as well as many of the challenges of attempting to collect, store and give access to such a large collection. It will also demonstrate some practical ways of using the collection.

About the speaker:

Jason is the Web Archiving Engagement Manager at The British Library where he   encourages increased public use of the archive. Jason also looks for and manages partnerships and collaborations on projects using the web archives. Jason has previously worked on digital projects at the Museum of London and Natural History Museum. and @ukwebarchive (twitter)

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When & where

1.00pm - 2.00pmFriday 17th March 2017

AG08 College Building City, University of London St John Street London EC1V 4PB United Kingdom