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Check out LoC’s Area Studies webinar on Web archiving

Y’all should attend. The speaker is Abbie Grotke, who was one of our group of guest bloggers from the End of Term Archive last month. Register early. Or have a viewing party so you can share one Webinar connection with multiple people. But do it. You won’t regret it!

FEDLINK invites you to the next Library of Congress Area Studies Webinar Series: “Web Archiving at the Library of Congress and Around the World,” to be held on Thursday, August 30, 2012, 2:00-3:00pm ET.

Since 2000, the Library of Congress has been archiving born-digital web content documenting a variety of events and themes. The Webinar will provide an overview of the Library’s web archiving program and a look at international work and collaborative efforts by libraries, archives, and other organizations.

The speaker is Abbie Grotke, the Web Archiving Team Lead in the Office of Strategic Initiatives at the Library of Congress. She came to the Library in 1997 to work on American Memory digitization projects. Since 2002 she has been involved in web archiving and the digital preservation program at the Library of Congress.


This program is FREE however there is a maximum capacity so registration is required.
The webinar will be recorded and available for later viewing if you are unable to participate.
Please register by Tuesday, August 28, 2012 at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GNBSWYM.
If you experience problems with the registration link – please email your name/email/library name to fliccfno@loc.gov and we will get you manually registered for the webinar.

For more information or to request ADA accommodations, please contact Dr. Anchi Hoh, Program Management Specialist, at adia@loc.gov.