Archive-It Web Archive
|The Archive-It Web Archive is operated by the Internet Archive and consists of collection-oriented web archives.
Archive-It is a subscription web archiving service that helps organizations to harvest, build, and preserve collections of digital content.
Further information about this web archive is available via its home page.
Memento Protocol Information
|The Archive-It Web 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
|In response to HTTP requests, Web resources for which archived versions exist in the Archive-It Web Archive typically don't provide a
Link header with a "|
timegate" link to point at
their TimeGate for Archive-It. However, when specific servers are recurrently being archived by Archive-It, as is, for example, the case with
they could add such links to response headers, for example, by using an appropriate Apache rewrite rule.