British Library sets out to archive the Web


British Library sets out to archive the Web
 

LONDON -- Capturing the unruly, ever-changing Internet is like trying to pin down a raging river.
But the British Library is going to try.
For centuries the library has kept a copy of every book, pamphlet, magazine and newspaper published in Britain. Now it will also record every British website, e-book, online newsletter and blog, in a bid to preserve the nation's "digital memory."
Starting this weekend, the library will begin saving all sites ending with the suffix .uk - an initial hoard of 4.8 million sites containing 1 billion web pages.
Lucie Burgess, the library's head of... read more

 
4 April 2013 in Business, Views: 1
 


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