Admission Price: Free Entry
Speakers: Jason Webber, The British Library
Series: HCID Research Seminars
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.
www.ukwebarchive.org.uk/shine and @ukwebarchive (twitter)
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When & where
1.00pm - 2.00pmFriday 17th March 2017