Log Number: RE-85-17-0060-17 (a)Note: (a) denotes an amendment made outside of the original award year
The Internet Archive will train 15 public librarians on using web archives to capture historically valuable web materials documenting their local communities. Participating librarians will receive intensive training in a variety of web archiving topics through in-person and online trainings, professional support from experts on web archiving in public libraries, and cohort-based activities. Training materials will also be made freely available online for reuse by others. participants' institutions will be provided with five-year subscriptions to the Internet Archive's Archive-It service, resulting in the long-term preservation of over 35 terabytes of web-published community history materials. This project will increase the capacity of public libraries nationwide to participate in web archiving and document their community history.