Presentations

It's All About The Cards: Sharing on Social Media Encouraged HTML Metadata Growth

It's All About The Cards: Sharing on Social Media Encouraged HTML Metadata Growth

In a perfect world, all articles consistently contain sufficient metadata to describe the resource. We know this is not the reality, so we are motivated to investigate the evolution of the metadata that is present when authors and publishers supply their own. Because applying ...

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Automatically Selecting Striking Images for Social Cards

Automatically Selecting Striking Images for Social Cards

To allow previewing a web page, social media platforms have developed social cards: visualizations consisting of vital information about the underlying resource. At a minimum, social cards often include features such as the web resource’s title, text summary, striking image, a...

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Off-Topic Memento Toolkit to identify topical outliers in web archive collections

Off-Topic Memento Toolkit to identify topical outliers in web archive collections

Since researchers and archivists are most often interested in the on-topic content of these collections, identifying the off-topic Mementos is a crucial first step before further analysis. For that reason, we created the Off-Topic Memento Toolkit (OTMT), which identifies (but ...

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MementoEmbed and Raintale for Web Archive Storytelling

MementoEmbed and Raintale for Web Archive Storytelling

We developed MementoEmbed, an archive-aware service that can generate different types of visualizations for a given Memento. MementoEmbed can generate cards that appropriately attribute content to its original resource, including both the original domain and associated favico...

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Summarizing Web Archives through Storytelling with the Dark and Stormy Archives Project

Summarizing Web Archives through Storytelling with the Dark and Stormy Archives Project

Tools like Archive-It and Webrecorder exist that allow users to create web archive collections easily. These collections contain thousands of seeds, and every capture of a seed results in a new memento. If a potential user wants to review a collection to understand it, they ma...

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MementoEmbed and Raintale for Web Archive Storytelling

MementoEmbed and Raintale for Web Archive Storytelling

For traditional library collections, archivists can select a representative sample from a collection and display it in a featured physical or digital library space. Web archive collections may consist of thousands of archived pages, or mementos. How should an archivist display...

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SHARI - An Integration of Tools to Visualize the Story of the Day

SHARI - An Integration of Tools to Visualize the Story of the Day

Tools such as Google News and Flipboard exist to convey daily news, but what about the past? In this paper, we describe how to combine several existing tools with web archive holdings to perform news analysis and visualization of the “biggest story” for a given date. StoryGrap...

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Social Cards Probably Provide For Better Understanding Of Web Archive Collections

Social Cards Probably Provide For Better Understanding Of Web Archive Collections

Used by a variety of researchers, web archive collections have become invaluable sources of evidence. If a researcher is presented with a web archive collection that they did not create, how do they know what is inside so that they can use it for their own research? Search eng...

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Storytelling With Web Archives

Storytelling With Web Archives

This CEDWARC presentation highlights AlNoamany’s Algorithm and other research done to apply social media storytelling techniques to web archives, including the MementoEmbed and Raintale projects.

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Improving Understanding of Web Archive Collections Through Storytelling - PhD Candidacy Exam

Improving Understanding of Web Archive Collections Through Storytelling - PhD Candidacy Exam

With web archives, journalists find evidence and information to back up their stories, historians store information for later users, and social scientists can study the actions of humans during specific time periods. These different groups gain value not only from creating their ...

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The Off-Topic Memento Toolkit

The Off-Topic Memento Toolkit

I presented my conference paper The Off-Topic Memento Toolkit where I talk about a software package that can detect off-topic mementos in a web archive collection.

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The Many Shapes of Archive-It

The Many Shapes of Archive-It

I presented my conference paper The Many Shapes of Archive-It where I talk about the structural features that can be used to understand web archive collections.

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Improving Collection Understanding in Web Archives

Improving Collection Understanding in Web Archives

Here I presented work done on my dissertation so far. The doctoral consortium allows me to acquire feedback from the community before I submit my dissertation proposal to the university. Here I propose using a visualization of representative mementos to aide in collection unde...

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Where Can We Post Stories Summarizing Web Archive Collections

Where Can We Post Stories Summarizing Web Archive Collections

This is a presentation of social media storytelling tools that were covered in a blog post written for the Web Science and Digital Libraries research group.

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Reference Rot

Reference Rot

A presentation of the work I had done with the Research Library Prototyping Team at Los Alamos National Laboratory given to the local chapter of the Special Libraries Association in New Mexico.

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Avoiding Spoilers On MediaWiki Fan Sites Using Memento

Avoiding Spoilers On MediaWiki Fan Sites Using Memento

A variety of fan-based wikis about episodic fiction (e.g., television shows, novels, movies) exist on the World Wide Web. In this presentation, I detailed issues with using the Interent Archive to avoid spoilers.

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Using the Memento MediaWiki Extension to Avoid Spoilers

Using the Memento MediaWiki Extension to Avoid Spoilers

The rise in fan-based wikis allows fans to discuss TV shows and books in ways never before seen. Unfortunately, as fans, we have the problem of spoilers. In this talk I demonstrate how one can use the Memento MediaWiki Extension to avoid spoilers in fan wikis.

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Reconstructing the past with MediaWiki

Reconstructing the past with MediaWiki

The Internet Archive attempts to reconstruct web pages via snapshots (Mementos) that are taken of pages at various points in time. Many pages change more frequently than the Internet Archive can capture them, meaning that some revisions of a given web page are lost forever. Me...

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Using the Memento Mediawiki Extension to avoid spoilers

Using the Memento Mediawiki Extension to avoid spoilers

This video shows how to use the Memento Mediawiki Extension to avoid spoilers on fan-based wikis. To achieve this, the Memento Mediawiki Extension must be installed on the given fan-based wiki, and then used with the Memento Chrome Extension.

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Avoiding Spoilers with Memento

Avoiding Spoilers with Memento

The Memento Chrome Extension can help avoid spoilers in fan wikis. This video briefly demonstrates how it does so.

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Continuous Integration: Finding Problems Soonest

Continuous Integration: Finding Problems Soonest

This is a brief presentation on Continuous Integration for the Defense Acquisition University, providing a simple overview of the how and why of Continuous Integration.

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A Brief Introduction to Test-Driven Development

A Brief Introduction to Test-Driven Development

I was invited to presented Test Driven Development to the ODU chapter of the ACM. Here I provide an introduction to the methodology, why one should use it, and the results of personal experience using the methodology, as well as why some do not think it is worthwhile.

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