New to Archive-It? Transitioning responsibilities to/from another person? Here are some quick links to what you need to know to get started.
Learn the Archive-It web application
Attending an application training is the best way to learn the basics quickly. Join us for a 90-minute live session every other Thursday at 11am PT to learn the essentials of web archiving with Archive-It, or check out focused demonstrations any time here:
Every Archive-It user who attends the live application training will be added to our partner email list and receive regular updates on software releases, projects, events, and more. Users can also follow or contribute to our Community Announcements section to learn more about web archiving news and developments.
Set up a new account
Not sure where to start with a brand new Archive-It account? Setting up users, creating a collection, adding seeds, and running crawls are the first steps to adding content to your web archive:
- Select seeds
Jump into an existing account
If you’re new to an established Archive-It account, understanding where to find existing crawls and how they fit into the overall account budget are key pieces of information:
Help where and when you need it
Web archiving is a learning experience. As you learn more about the sites that you collect, you can find and share tips here: