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Looks like @anj has been a busy little bee, data-mining @EThOSBL@twitter.com data, using @UKWebArchive@twitter.com tools, for the openVirus project set up by @petermurrayrust@twitter.com

Read all about it on the blog: blogs.bl.uk/digital-scholarshi @Contemporary_BL@twitter.com

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Thanks to @NetPreserve, I’ve been spending time lately working on a set of web archive exploration notebooks for the #GLAMWorkbench. Here’s an example to create/compare screenshots of captures. #dhhacks mybinder.org/v2/gh/GLAM-Workbe

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The first of it's kind -- #IASGE Lab Notes :goose_hacker:

Genevieve starts us off with the first of a series, testing how web archiving tools can help with preserving source code + its scholarly ephemera :heart_cybre:

this first post looks at Archive-It and future posts will look at tools like Webrecorder & Memento Tracer

anyway, read her post here: investigating-archiving-git.gi

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is anyone web archiving the urls in film credits

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📢 CALLING ALL FOLKS WRITING, REMIXING, PRESERVING, & REUSING CODE IN ACADEMIC INSTITUTIONS 📢

Team #IASGE would *love* to hear about how you use version control & code hosting platforms, no matter your level of use or confidence in your skills :heart_cybre:

More info about the research: investigating-archiving-git.gi

Direct link to the survey: nyu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_

please :boost_ok:

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If you try to register for this instance and your account gets denied, please contact me and let me know. We're seeing a real influx of spam registrations right now, so I might deny real accounts by accident.

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@vickysteeves Unrelated: How many of the authors / books that are being lent are still in print and which authors are still able to collect royalties.

This whole thing with these authors guilds feels a might bit disingenuous.

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I wrote up some notes about work that is being done to archive the COVID-19 web, and ways that sites like Pinboard and Redfit could help.

inkdroid.org/2020/03/21/covid1

One thing that became clear in the middle of writing it is that while Jupyter notebooks are often thought of as datavis tools, they could also have a role to play in documenting how web archives are being assembled.

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Hi all! This is a call to action for those who would like to help with their accessibility skills, or learn them while working on a not too complex web front-end. The quite popular Jitsi Meet web frontend has some accessibility issues which are preventing people with disabilities like me to participate in many meetings. These issues are low-hanging fruit. So if you would like to to do something good that really helps a lot of people and has big impact, here‘s the issue: github.com/jitsi/jitsi-meet/is

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FIRST #IASGE BLOG POST OF 2020 :blobcoffee:

in which Sarah Nguyen describes how Continuous Integration can be used for quality assurance in research workflows :crt_w_green_lines:

Check it out: investigating-archiving-git.gi

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(Update: someone scanned the doc I need a few years ago because it’s a gov doc. Success!)

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Is there a open source alternative to Twitch livestream hosting? Like can you connect OBS to self-hosted PeerTube or something? Does that get you live chat features?

I want to do some more emulation streams during this time of everyone doing WFH, but also am trying to divest from Amazon this year and also I have access to a Yale spinup service so I'm ready to go nuts

My father’s hammer l, and a small story of maintenance and digital preservation: blogs.bl.uk/webarchive/2020/03

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Does Microsoft OneDrive export large ZIP files that are corrupt? New blog: bitsgalore.org/2020/03/11/does (if anyone has any more info or test results on this I'd love to know!)

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My harvest of OCRd text from @TroveAustralia digitised books, ephemera, and parliamentary papers has been updated! There’s now 19,795 text files (about 3gb) to explore! Harvesting details and links to browse/download files from Cloudstor are in the #GLAMWorkbench. #dhhacks glam-workbench.github.io/trove

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Wow, the UK Web Archiving Consortium came into being 17 years ago, in 2003, with the first archived websites available to the public 2 years later in 2005! webarchive.org.uk/

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