UK Web Archive
|The UK Web Archive is operated by the British Library and consists of thousands of UK web sites collected since 2004.
Further information about this web archive is available via its home page.
Memento Protocol Information
|The UK Web Archive Archive is accessible via the
Memento "Time Travel for the Web" protocol through a by proxy solution. Because of the proxy nature of the Memento support, responses are typically slower than they would be with native Memento support.
Nevertheless, the proxy solution provides support for datetime negotiation
to access a version of a web resource as it existed at a specific moment in time. Check out the brief introduction to Memento if you are not familiar with it.
Presuming the Original Resource (current version) is
then the resources that are relevant for the Memento protocol are:
- The TimeBundle is a more expressive, RDF-based, version of the TimeMap. One major distinction
is that the TimeBundle expresses the interval of temporal validity of a Memento, i.e. the time period in which the Memento was the current version of the
Integration with the Original Dataset
|The original dataset is the UK web. In responses to HTTP requests,
Web resources typically don't provide a
Link header with a "|
timegate" link to point at
their TimeGate for the UK Web Archive.