CFP: Web Archives 2015: Capture, Curate, Analyze

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 by May 15, 2015.

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