Project Description

The International Internet Preservation Consortium's Content Development Working Group, which is building collaborative, global, web archives on a variety of topics of interest to IIPC members, is sponsoring the "Online News Around the World: A Snapshot in Time" project. The goal is to document online news websites during one week of the year from ALL of the countries in the world, and to:

  • raise global awareness of the critical need for the web archiving; raise awareness of the importance of preserving born-digital news;
  • create a cohesive and comprehensive collection that will engage researchers;
  • archive content from countries and regions not currently being archived by IIPC members.
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Project Details

  • Project Name: IIPC Online News Around the World
  • Project Abbreviation: iipc-news
  • Project Starting Date: Oct 24, 2016
  • Project Ending Date: Nov 20, 2017
  • Nomination Starting Date: Oct 24, 2016
  • Nomination Ending Date: Nov 01, 2017
  • Number of URLs Nominated: 140
  • Number of Nominators: 13
  • Admin Name: IIPC Content Development Group
  • Admin E-mail:
  • Project URL:
  • Registration Required for Project: No