[Libs-Or] Fwd: [REFORMANET] ACTION ITEM: web archive for Orlando's Tragedy

Max Macias max.macias at gmail.com
Thu Jun 23 09:04:24 PDT 2016


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From: Adan Griego <griego at stanford.edu>
Date: Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 8:50 AM
Subject: [REFORMANET] ACTION ITEM: web archive for Orlando's Tragedy
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Cc: LASA-Queers <LGS-LASA at yahoogroups.com>, "
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See below call to action to document "born-digital" resources on Orlando's
Tragedy. It's Queer History, it's Puertorican History, and  it's U.S. Latin@
History as well. Hope many of you can contribute.



*From:* glbtrt-l-request at lists.ala.org <glbtrt-l-request at lists.ala.org> on
behalf of Matthew C. Haugen <matthew.haugen at columbia.edu>
*Sent:* Thursday, June 23, 2016 8:42 AM
*To:* glbtrt-l at lists.ala.org
*Subject:* Re: [glbtrt-l] web archive for Orlando's Tragedy

Just today, Archive-It has made the following Web archive collection for
the Pulse Orlando Shooting public, and we are invited to propose web
resources and social media content for inclusion in the collection:


The submission form is here: http://goo.gl/forms/vvxbaE6oxxHYF4Lq1

Contribute web and social media content to be archived by the Internet
Archive and its Archive-It web archiving service in a collection covering
the June 12, 2016 shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, its
victims, and its impacts on the local and global LGBTQ and Latinx

A "web archive" is a place to collect web materials and preserve them as
they appeared at a given moment, even after they might disappear from the
"live web."

To create a web archive for Orlando, we need your nominations for the
materials to be included. Please fill out the short form below if you can
help us to build this collection.
Please spread the word!



>From https://archive-it.org/blog/spontaneous-events/
> Spontaneous Event collections are created by the Archive-It team in
> collaboration with other organizations and individuals with the purpose of
> establishing a corpus of web content related to a specific event, capturing
> at risk content during times of crisis, and providing open access to the
> archived content for research and general browsing.
> The program began in 2007 when Archive-It teamed up with researchers at
> Virginia Tech to archive web content related to the April 16th shooting on
> their campus. Since then we have created over 15 different event based
> collections, with URL nominations coming from curators, subject matter
> experts, and sometimes crowd sourced via social media.
> The collections can be found at https://archive-it.org/organizations/89
> If you are interested in learning more about our Spontaneous Events
> archiving program please email Sylvie, at  sylvie at archive.org
Adan Griego,
Curator for Latin American, Mexican American

and Iberian Collections

Green Library-557 Escondido Mall

Stanford, CA 94305

t: 650 384 9392

f: 650 725 1068

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