Archiving Websites: A Practical Guide for Information Management Professionals

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Facet, 2006 - Computers - 238 pages
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"Written to address audiences from the whole spectrum of information management sectors, this book is essential reading for three types of reader: policy-makers, who need to make decisions about establishing or developing an institutional web-archiving programme; information management professionals, who may be required to implement a web-archiving programme; and website owners and webmasters, who may be required to facilitate archiving of their own websites."--BOOK JACKET.

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A technical book that lives up to its title. This is a clear summary of the technical challenges that web archiving poses, the reasons why it is important, and the ways in which one can approach it ... Read full review

Archiving websites: a practical guide for information management professionals

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As more information is born digital, preserving access to electronic data is gaining significance. Devising methods to archive the web requires a set of skills and knowledge that differs from what is ... Read full review


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Adrian Brown is Head of Digial Preservation at The National Archives.

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