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    Skip Kendall commented,

    I suspected that was what you were having problems with. That is actually not what Archive-It describes as a repeating directory. A repeating directory would be something like https://www.royalroad...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Kate, I don't see any links on that page to repeating directories. What's an example of what you're seeing? Skip

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Katie, I recently touched on this topic with the help desk and they indicated that it's possible that a lot of scoping could slow down a crawl but they didn't really know for sure. Another thing th...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Abigail, They're non-public seeds you run along with a public seed to achieve some desired result. In some cases, the page will only be captured properly if run as a seed. Another use case is with ...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Don't know how long you've been waiting but they do usually show up within a day or so. If there are indexing slowdowns, it can certainly take longer but I think the recent issue with that has been...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Huh. 'Tis certainly odd. I'd submit a ticket to see if the Archive-It folks can see what's going haywire.

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Doesn't appear to be a crawling problem as I get the same behavior in my browser. Looks like they automatically redirect to the overview page if you try to land on /latest/. Seems like you should b...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Ana, You just need to submit a ticket. This happens every once in a while. Usually they finish processing on their own within a couple days but sometimes one just gets stuck. The engineers unstuck ...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    Danielle, I haven't tried this but I suspect that the + seed types don't detect links within pdfs. They probably need the links to be on an html page to do that. The only way I can think to do it w...

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    Skip Kendall commented,

    It seems most likely to me that there's a subtle difference between the seed and the actual URL. It's possible that a slightly incorrect seed URL gets corrected by the browser, so works when you lo...