On this page:
- Getting Started
- Post Crawl Analysis
- Advanced Training Webinars
New to Archive-It or just need a refresher? This video will help you get acquainted with the Archive-It web application, pointing out where features are located and why you might want to use them.
Are you the administrator of your Archive-It account? If so, watch this video to find out how to add and edit users, and how to use the other administrative features available in your account. Features include: URL customization, account level metadata, and Google Analytics.
Make sure your seeds are set up correctly before you start your crawls. In this video you'll learn tips for selecting, formatting, and administering your seed URLs before you run a crawl to help capture the data you're looking for.
Adding new seeds or scoping rules? You'll want to make sure you run a test crawl! This video will give you tips on how and why to run test crawls in your collections.
PDF Only Crawls
Learn how to run a PDF Only crawl and how to access the archived PDFs
Getting the most from your post crawl reports
So you've run a crawl, now what? This video walks through each report to provide detail on why each post-crawl report is necessary, and the information you can glean from them.
Understanding your Hosts Report
What can you do if your archived websites don't look quite right in Wayback? Following these steps may help you improve the capture and replay of your Wayback pages.
Advanced Training Webinars
These recordings of our advanced training webinars are recommended for users who are familiar and comfortable with the content outlined in our “Getting Started” and “Post Crawl Analysis” video curricula.
This live session on advanced crawl scoping tools and techniques will empower you with a toolbox of tips and tricks for you to use as you crawl. Recorded March 14, 2017.
Archiving Video Content
This webinar explains how general archiving workflows apply to video content. A look at both capture and replay, as related to YouTube, Vimeo, and streaming video platforms, followed by a live review of results from a YouTube crawl. Recorded February 7, 2017.
Archiving Social Media
In this webinar, the focus is on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. We also cover how to scope embedded social content and quality assurance strategies relevant to social media sites. Recorded November 14, 2017.
Web Archiving Quality Assurance
This recording takes an in-depth look at quality assurance strategies that will strengthen your ability to assess and improve your crawl results. Recorded August 8, 2017.
Access to Archive-It Collections
This webinar reviews different strategies used by partners for providing and boosting access to their Archive-It collections. Recorded May 2, 2017.
Under the Hood: Tips & Tools
This webinar takes a look at the tips and tools the Archive-It team uses most in their own web archiving and quality assurance workflows. Recorded February 13, 2018.
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Describing Web Archives
This webinar takes a look at some ideas and methods for descriptive metadata practice and features Archive-It partners and peers. Recorded May 22, 2018. Presentation materials and further discussion about this topic may be found here in the Archive-It Community Forum.