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American Historical Review Review Roundtable on History in the Age of Abundance

I was thrilled to see that the American Historical Review has published a review roundtable, including an author’s response from …

Interview at Canada's History: The past is now digital

I was recently interviewed by Joanna Dawson of Canada’s History magazine. The focus was primarily on my recent book History in …

Re-Posted from the Conversation: 2020 is a year for the history books, but not without digital archives

Ian Milligan, University of Waterloo A seasonal change is in the air. With a minimal amount of nostalgia about the dwindling days of …

Interdisciplinary scholarship needs to be normalized within professions

Inspired by conversations I’ve had with colleagues, I wrote a recent piece in University Affairs/Affairs universitaires: …

New Project: Integrating Archives Unleashed Cloud with Archive-It

Excerpted from a recent story about our new exciting project: The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a $1,084,087 CAD grant to …

New SSHRC Insight Grant: Averting the Digital Dark Age: The Digital Preservation Movement, 1991-2001

I am thrilled to announce a new Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Grant for my project, “Averting the …

Review Essay featuring History in the Age of Abundance in the American Archivist

Ed Summers has written a thoughtful review essay of two recent web archiving books in the current issue of the American Archivist, …

Waterloo Stories: Preserving our Digital History

As we increasingly live online, researchers use web archives to find our histories within big data.

WARCNet Keynote: You shouldn’t need to be a web historian to use web archives

It was my honour to give the Tuesday afternoon keynote at WARCnet, a “WebARChive studies network researching web domains and …

Aggregating PDFs with a One-Line Bash Script

This year, like dozens of Canadian researchers, I’m serving on a SSHRC Insight Development Grant selection committee. While SSHRC …