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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 …

A PowerPoint Party: The Economy of Adventure Bay

My family had a “PowerPoint” party for my stepdad’s birthday – each member of the family had to give a presentation …

Setting up an Online Course in LEARN: One Historian to Another

This is going to be an ever-evolving document, just to provide some tips and tricks to others working with LEARN at Waterloo to crash …

No-Knead and Sourdough: Baking in the Age of COVID-19

Meandering bread post ahead! Stay tuned for more web archiving content soon.. When I’ve been on parental leave (twice), …