Proposals are being accepted for Web Archives 2015: Capture, Curate, Analyze, to be held November 12-13, 2015, at the University of Michigan. Possible topics include:
- The role of libraries, archives and museums in building and sustaining curated web collections.
- Methods and tools for preserving and curating online materials.
- Resources and best practices to promote access to and use of preserved websites and social media platforms.
- On-demand web archiving and the creation of public web archives for documenting research.
- Descriptive and citation practices for web archives.
- Approaches to studying and analyzing web archive data.
- Pedagogical strategies for teaching in the archive and with archival data.
- Analysis of web and social media materials as cultural documents.
- Preservation threats (such as technological and format obsolescence) that could impact the rendering and use of archived web content over the long-term.
Formats include 75-minute workshops, 20-minute paper presentations, and 75-minute panel presentations. Submit 200-300 word abstracts, along with brief biographical statements for each participant, to email@example.com by May 15, 2015.