Collecting Social Media

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In this webinar participants will learn about various aspects of starting a social media archiving project or program. We will explore community resources and discuss a variety of topics like technology and types of social media archiving, collection development and policy considerations, and description. The instructor will cover specific tools such as Archive-It, twarc, and webrecorder. Some prior knowledge of web archiving may be helpful, but is not required.


Jessica Venlet works as the Assistant University Archivist for Digital Records & Records Management at the UNC at Chapel Hill Libraries, Wilson Special Collections Library. In this role, she is responsible for a variety of things related to both records management and digital preservation. In particular, she leads the processing and management of born-digital materials and facilitates the web archiving program. Jessica earned a Master of Science in Information degree from the University of Michigan.


Some prior knowledge of web archiving may be helpful, but is not required.

State library and/or archives agency, Academic library: 4 year and graduate, Archives, Special collections
This webinar is presented in Eastern time.

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