Preservation of Web Resources: The JISC PoWR Project

Brian Kelly, Kevin Ashley, Marieke Guy, Edward Pinsent, Richard Davies, Jordan Hatcher

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Abstract

This paper describes the work of the JISC-funded PoWR (Preservation Of Web Resources) project which is developing a handbook on best practices and advice aimed at UK higher and further educational institutions for the preservation of Web sites and Web resources. The paper summarises the challenges institutions face in preserving Web resources, describes the workshops organized by the project in order to identify the challenges and identify appropriate best practices, and outlines areas in which further work is required.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 29 Sep 2008
EventiPRES 2008: The Fifth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects - London, UK United Kingdom
Duration: 29 Sep 200830 Sep 2008

Conference

ConferenceiPRES 2008: The Fifth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects
CountryUK United Kingdom
CityLondon
Period29/09/0830/09/08

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    Kelly, B., Ashley, K., Guy, M., Pinsent, E., Davies, R., & Hatcher, J. (2008). Preservation of Web Resources: The JISC PoWR Project. Paper presented at iPRES 2008: The Fifth International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects, London, UK United Kingdom.