Vol. 14 No. 2 (2023)

"Resource not found": cultural institutions, interinstitutional cooperation and collaborative projects for web heritage preservation

Chiara Storti
Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze

Published 2023-05-15


  • Web archiving,
  • Social Media archiving,
  • Digital legal deposit,
  • Internet Archive

How to Cite

Storti, C. (2023). "Resource not found": cultural institutions, interinstitutional cooperation and collaborative projects for web heritage preservation. JLIS.It, 14(2), 39–52. https://doi.org/10.36253/jlis.it-533


Awareness of the need to preserve the Web heritage began to spread in the early 1990s, and the first Web archiving initiatives were launched at the National Library of Australia in 1993-1996. However, even today, especially in Italy, it is difficult to find contributions that address the topic of Web and Social media archiving from the perspective of process governance and its relationship with the laws and ethical issues. The purpose of this article is to investigate which actors are involved in these processes, what are the main criticalities or innovations compared to “traditional” cultural heritage management, providing concrete examples where possible.


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