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Thursday, October 26 • 2:45pm - 4:15pm
#r4a: Capturing the Federal Government Online

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Teaching Social Media Metadata and Digital Stewardship with the Obama White House Social Media Data Archive
Amelia Acker
University of Texas at Austin, United States of America
Dr. Acker was selected to receive early access to the Obama Administration’s social media data to teach a metadata course. This paper will report on teaching metadata for social media stewardship at UT Austin’s iSchool and identify some urgent preservation gaps in the nation’s fastest growing digital collections and platforms.
E pluribus crawl ’em: Archiving the U.S. Government Web
Jefferson Bailey
Internet Archive, United States of America
This talk will cover the 2016-2017 End of Term Web Archive, a large-scale, multi-institutional, born-digital archiving effort lead by the Internet Archive, Library of Congress, and University of North Texas to preserve the U.S Federal Government web that has currently archived over 300 terabytes of data.
Carefully Nonpartisan Preservation: The National Archives steps up during the change of administration
Meg Phillips
National Archives and Records Administration, United States of America
The National Archives spent the last year ensuring the most important records of government were managed, captured, and preserved. We advised Federal agencies and the White House on recordkeeping responsibilities, and archived the Obama presidential records (electronic and analog). This session illustrates how NARA ensures continuity of government - and history.


Micah Altman

Director of Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Jefferson Bailey

Director, Archiving & Data Services, Internet Archive
Jefferson Bailey is Director of Web Archiving & Data Services at Internet Archive. Jefferson joined Internet Archive in Summer 2014 and manages Internet Archive’s web archiving services including Archive-It, used by over 900 institutions to preserve the web. He also oversees web... Read More →
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Meg Phillips

External Affairs Liaison, National Archives and Records Administration
Currently External Affairs Liaison for NARA, Meg has been an archivist and records manager throughout her career, in academic, nonprofit, and finally Federal government archives.

Thursday October 26, 2017 2:45pm - 4:15pm EDT