publication . Article . 2017

How can we improve our web collection? An evaluation of webarchiving at the KB National Library of the Netherlands (2007-2017)

Barbara Sierman; Kees Teszelszky;
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  • Published: 29 Aug 2017
Abstract
In 2007, the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, the Dutch National Library (KB-NL), started the project ‘webarchiving’ based on a selection of Dutch websites. The initial selection of 1000 websites has currently grown into over 12,000 selected websites, crawled at different intervals. Although due to legal restrictions the current use is limited to the KB-NL reading room, it is important that the KB-NL includes the requirements of the (future) users in its approach to creating a web collection. With respect to the long-term preservation of the collection, we also need to incorporate the requirements for long-term archiving in our approach, as described in the Open Archiv...
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free text keywords: OAIS, web archiving, digital preservation, KB National Library of the Netherlands, General Earth and Planetary Sciences, General Environmental Science, Web history, World Wide Web, National library, Engineering, business.industry, business
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