Why and how to archive your university’s website: an overview for absolute beginners

This post is a revised version of a briefing I wrote for colleagues a few months ago.  My research included asking members of the archives-nra mailing list whether and how their organisation was archiving its corporate website.  It emerged that few organisations are actively doing this, but many archivists would like to know more.  So … Continue reading Why and how to archive your university’s website: an overview for absolute beginners

Fika and futures

Over the past five years, it's been a delight to see the Handbook reaching audiences way beyond the UK.  For instance, last year I was invited to speak at a seminar in Stockholm sharing perspectives on rare books librarianship with a group of (mostly) Swedish librarians.  The paper I gave has just been published, along … Continue reading Fika and futures

BLPAC to close

Bad news: the British Library's Preservation Advisory Centre is to close at the end of March.  See the statement on their website. If you've read the Handbook, you'll know how much I value BLPAC's work, especially the really useful free booklets and training courses.  They've also been an important cross-sector advocate for thinking strategically about … Continue reading BLPAC to close