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

404: Friend or Foe?

For the Second Edition, I'm reviewing the web links I cited in the original.  The bad news?  Half the links I cited have broken.   I've seen rather a lot of 404 message screens! The good news?  Almost all the pages or documents with broken links are still available elsewhere on the web.  So why have they … Continue reading 404: Friend or Foe?