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Karl-Rainer Blumenthal

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal created an article,

    Archiving Omeka sites

    Omeka is a popular platform for hosting collection-based websites, especially among partners in libraries and archives. In general, our crawling technology can reliably archive these sites without ...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal commented,

    Hi, Sean! We recommend limiting Facebook data at the seed rather than collection level. If this is your first time applying seed-level scoping rules, you can follow the instructions here. For each ...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal commented,

    Hi, Lauren. Yes, indeedie! Mozilla makes the migration to the new framework possible without having to write up a whole new tool, so the transition should be seamless from the user perspective. Let...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal commented,

    That's quite all right, Jaquelyn. It looks to me like that test crawl documentation doesn't make this quite clear so I will update it (thanks for pointing this out!), but I believe that you are not...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal commented,

    Hi, Jaquelyn! Not to worry -- it looks like you made a good capture of that article here. As the banner atop this capture indicates though, you will just need to permanently save the results of thi...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal created a post,

    Making the most of Archive-It's Google Analytics integration

    Hi, everyone! If you want to learn more about end-user patron access to your public web archives and you haven't already set one of these up, I want to make a special plug for Archive-It's Google A...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal commented,

    Here are two additional resources that I like: Archivist and web developer Ashley Blewer just published this short explainer for the developer community, based on some example cases of less-than-pe...

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    What makes a website "archivable"?

    Web archivists here know that not all sites are created equal -- some adhere to standards and conventions that make them easier to crawl, index, and ultimately archive, while others, well, don't :-...

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    Take the NDSA 2017 Web Archiving Survey

    Calling all web archivists: it’s that time again! The National Digital Stewardship Alliance is sponsoring a survey of organizations in the United States who are actively involved in or planning to ...

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    Karl-Rainer Blumenthal created a post,

    Archive-It crawl report system updates

    We are pleased to announce the release of our new and improved back-end reporting infrastructure. While this is primarily a “behind-the-scenes” change to how crawl report data is stored and deliver...