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Why We Need Humans To Curate Web Collections

Blog Post: “Why We Need Humans To Curate Web Collections”

“From a Guest Post on the National Library of Medicine’s “Circulating Now” Blog:

In this Revealing Data series we explore data in historical medical collections, and how preserving this data helps to ensure that generations of researchers can reexamine it, reveal new stories, and make new discoveries. Future researchers will likely want to examine the data of the web archive collections, collected and preserved by libraries, archives, and others, using a wide range of approaches, to document unfolding events.  Today Circulating Now welcomes guest blogger Alexander Nwala (@acnwala), writing on his research using NLM web archive collections to compare different methods of selecting web content, and some of the difficulties encountered in generating seeds automatically.

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Posted on: August 27, 2018, 6:40 am Category: Uncategorized

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