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Thursday, August 4 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
209 - Balancing Quality of Life and Quality Assurance: Best Practices and Tools for Web Archiving QA

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Web archiving efforts at all levels of maturity struggle with quality assurance (QA). Panelists explore new tools and best practices for making web archiving QA more effective, efficient, and sustainable. Practitioners representing diverse web archiving initiatives share evolved practices from their own institutions, make a case for more targeted and contextually-appropriate QA approaches, and highlight technical innovations to make web archiving QA easier.

Chair
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Nicholas Taylor

Program Manager, LOCKSS and Web Archiving, Stanford University
Nicholas Taylor is Program Manager for LOCKSS and Web Archiving at Stanford University Libraries. In this role, he manages the provision of distributed digital preservation software and services used by hundreds of institutions across tens of networks, including the Global LOCKSS... Read More →

Speakers
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Dory Bower

Archives Specialist, U.S. Government Publishing Office
Dory has worked as an Archives Specialist at the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) since 2010, where she has worked on a number of projects to increase access to electronic U.S. government resources. Dory began working with web archiving in 2011, when the GPO became an Archive-It... Read More →
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Lori Donovan

Senior Program Manager, Archive-It, Internet Archive
Lori has been with the Internet Archive's Archive-It service since 2009, helping organizations plan, implement and expand their web archiving efforts. Lori also works closely with IA engineers on new tools and technology to improve all aspects of the web archiving lifecycle, from... Read More →
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Dallas Pillen

Archivist for Metadata and Digital Projects, University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library
Dallas Pillen is the Archivist for Metadata and Digital Projects at the University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library, where he is involved with the Bentley's implementation and use of ArchivesSpace and Archivematica and oversees its web archiving program.
avatar for Nicholas Taylor

Nicholas Taylor

Program Manager, LOCKSS and Web Archiving, Stanford University
Nicholas Taylor is Program Manager for LOCKSS and Web Archiving at Stanford University Libraries. In this role, he manages the provision of distributed digital preservation software and services used by hundreds of institutions across tens of networks, including the Global LOCKSS... Read More →
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Alex Thurman

Web Resources Collection Coordinator, Columbia University Libraries
Alex has been building thematic web archives at Columbia since 2008, helping to define collection topics, identify candidate websites, secure permissions from website owners, scope and run crawls, provide descriptive metadata of archived websites, and oversee quality assurance. He... Read More →


Thursday August 4, 2016 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Room 206/207 Hilton Atlanta, 255 Courtland Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30303

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