Lauren Reinhalter and Rachel Wittmann will discuss the End of Term Archive: a project to preserve the content of social media used by the U.S. federal government prior to the 2012 presidential election. SILS students contributed by identifying content to be harvested and preserved by the Library of Congress and the Internet Archive.
Students collected social media website of the federal government for archiving prior to the 2012 presidential election.
Lauren and Rachel will describe the project and the class contribution to the End of Term harvest, in collaboration with the Library of Congress, the Internet Archive and University of North Texas.
Watch Lauren and Rachel’s PowerPoint Presentation here!
Read more about the EOT Harvest here: http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2012/11/an-abundant-crop-the-end-of-term-harvest/