Web Science Trust

Saving the Web 1

Chaired by Dame Wendy Hall as holder of the 2016 Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC, this webcast discusses the vital subject of Web preservation. Part 1 includes contributions from Vint Cerf, Ian Milligan, Jefferson Bailey, Richard Marciano, Richard Price, Abbie Grotke, and Datathon team members.

Produced and hosted by the Library of Congress, 16 June 2016.

00:00:15 Welcome: Janice Hyde, Interim Director, John W. Kluge Center.
00:03:00 Welcome: David Mao, Acting Librarian, Library of Congress
00:07:55 Introduction: Professor Dame Wendy Hall
00:11:00 Digital Velum.: Vint Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google.
 01:12:45 Datathon Introduction: Ian Milligan, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo.
 01:22:25 Datathon Team 1: News coverage of Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba.
 01:26:10 Datathon Team 2: Ethics of using online data in research (UK Elections 2015).
 01:29:30 Datathon Team 3: Which places and topics did the two presidential candidates mention most in the days leading up to the 2014 US election?
 01:32:00 Datathon Team 4: Graphing Terrorist Networks.
 01:35:30 Datathon Q&A.
 01:44:15 Panel discussion on Web preservation chaired by Professor David Lazer (Northeastern University).
 01:52:30 Jefferson Bailey, Director, Web Archiving Programs, Internet Archive.
 02:06:20 Professor Richard Marciano, Director of the Digital Curation Innovation Center.
 02:22:40 Richard Price, Head of Contemporary British Collections, British Library.
 02:33:20 Abbie Grotke, Digital Collections Management and Services Division, Library of Congress.
 02:45:55 Panel Q&A.