Sites crawled in 2017 are available through Arquivo.pt

Fires in Pedrógão Grande

Last updated on July 2nd, 2019 at 03:58 pm

The information collected from the Web during 2017 is avaliable in Arquivo.pt.

Fires in Pedrógão Grande. Photo published in the newspaper As Beiras
Fires in Pedrógão Grande, Portugal, june 2017. Photo published in the newspaper As Beiras

Remember and investigate historical events of 2017 such as:

Arquivo.pt visited 3 millions sites and collected 900 million files, 75TB in total, so you can acess the memory of past events.

Librarians as web curators in universities

4th meeting BES

The 4th Meeting of Libraries of Higher Education, for librarians in Portuguese universities, held at Coimbra University, on 4 and 5 June 2019, had two presentations about Arquivo.pt.

Workflow for the preservation of institutional web sites (fig. 1) was suggested as a guide for anyone to be able to care for and preserve quality the pages of own organization.

The second presented the new “Memorial” Arquivo.pt service, which preserves the sites at the end of their life cycle, keeping them accessible to institutional memory and research.

About 170 librarians participated at the meeting and were challenged to collaborate with Arquivo.pt adopting simple but decisive practices to preserve the Web with quality.

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Fig. 1 – Workflow to preserve institutional websites (PDF, in Portuguese)

Java/Linux expert to collaborate with Arquivo.pt

The ROSSIO Project-  Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities has an open call for 1 position to collaborate with Arquivo.pt.

Call is open until June 13th, 2019.

Check for application details at the links below.

Main tasks

  • Development of large-scale distributed computer systems;
  • Analysis, planning and operation of computer services;
  • Corrective and evolutive maintenance of software;
  • Interaction with scientific and technical communities to establish collaborations and identify requirements.

Application details

European Elections 2019: We Need Your Help!

European Elections

Last updated on May 31st, 2019 at 12:37 pm

Websites and pages about the elections disappear quickly after the election period, leaving a void of information in place of History.

It’s everyone’s responsibility to preserve the memory. We are inviting you to identify web pages related to the elections, as soon as you can, so that the debates and ideas of this time are not forgotten.

Just add to the collaborative list the addresses of pages or sites that you find relevant for the future memory of these elections, through the following link:

Suggesting 1 address will make a valuable contribution. Can you help?

If you have any questions, please contact us.

Search 17 million images from the past with Arquivo.pt!

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At the end of 2018, Arquivo.pt launched an experimental image search service from the past, which it was possible to search around 4 million images from the past, coming from some collections of Arquivo.pt.

From April 2019, it became possible to search for images from all the collections of Arquivo.pt.

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You can now search over 17 million unique images (over 50 pixels in width and height) since 1996.

Find pages from the past through the new image search service.

Try the “Visit Page” option to find the Web page from the past that contained the image you selected.

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Try the image search service now!

Search images from the past with Arquivo.pt at https://arquivo.pt/images.jsp?l=en

Arquivo.pt training in Azores islands

Daniel Gomes in Azores islands

Memorial (hight quality preservation) and image search were highlighted as new developments in Arquivo.pt during Jornadas de Computação Científica 2019, held from 6 to 8 at the University of Azores in Ponta Delgada.

On the first day of this annual event, Arquivo.pt developed a training session in 4 parts:

Participants learned about the web preservation service offered to the community by the Arquivo.pt that for the purpose of researching and safeguarding the digital heritage, and how they can help preserve the Web.

In addition to the Jornadas 2019, the Arquivo.pt team also made two presentations in class context. The first was to students of the Informatics – Networks and Multimedia course at the University of Azores, and the second at the Escola Secundária das Laranjeiras (high school) in Ponta Delgada.

To schedule a training session with Arquivo.pt, contact us.

Jornadas 2019

Daniel Gomes in Azores islands
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Students from Coimbra visit Arquivo.pt

On April 11, Arquivo.pt headquarters at LNEC welcomed 30 students enrolled in the course of Information Sciences at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of the University of Coimbra.
On the occasion, students had the opportunity to take part in a technical visit, and a training session on digital preservation and on the services offered by Arquivo.pt
Bring your institution. Contact us on arquivo.pt/contact

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Visit four simultaneous Arquivo.pt Exhibitions

If you want to know more about Arquivo.pt you can visit one of the four simultaneous exhibitions of iconic pages from Portugal’s recent history.

Have a look below to learn where you can find the exhibitions and the visiting times of each one.

 

Universidade do Minho – Gualtar Campus – Braga

  • Where: Espaço B-Lounge of Universidade do Minho Library
  • When: Until April 18. From Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to midnight. And Saturdays from 08h30 to 14h30.

Universidade do Minho – Azurém Campus – Guimarães

  • Where: Espaço B-Lounge of Universidade do Minho Library
  • When: From April 23 to May 10. From Monday to Friday, from 8h30 to midnight. And Saturdays from 08h30 to 14h30.

ISCTE – Lisboa

  • Where: ISCTE-IUL Library.
  • When: From April 16 until May 11. From 8h to 21h.

Escola Superior de Hotelaria do Estoril

  • Where: Celestino Gomes Library
  • When: Until May 15. From Monday to Friday, from 9h30 to 12h00 and from 14h30 to 17h30. And from 6 to May 18. From Monday to Friday, from 9h30 to 20h30, Saturdays from 9h30 to 13h.

NOVA – IMS – Campolide Campus

  • Where: Nova IMS Library and Main Corridor.
  • When: Until April 18. From Monday to Friday, from 10h to 18h. And April 22 to 30, from 9h to 20h.

 

If you are interested in bringing an Arquivo.pt Exhibition to your city or institution, please contact us.

 

Exposições Arquivo.pt

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Arquivo.pt Exhibition in FCT – Caparica

Last updated on March 29th, 2019 at 01:37 pm

Next Thursday, 28th March, is the last day to visit Arquivo.pt Exhibition in FCT – Library, in Caparica.

The exhibition is open to the public all day long, from 9 am to 8 pm and shows six iconic pages from Portugal’s recent history such as the result of the 1996 Presidential Elections in Portugal, the Expo’98 page, or the first home page of the RTP television network, published in 1998.

FCT – Library is located at Caparica Campus. For further information call 212 94 78 29.

This exhibition is itinerant, so if you are interested in bringing it to your city or institution, please contact Arquivo.pt.

 

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Arquivo.pt Awards 2019 launching event

Last updated on April 3rd, 2019 at 05:07 pm

Arquivo.pt Award 2019 was officially launched during an event at the Museum of the Presidency of the Republic, in Lisbon, March 13th.

The President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education (MCTES), Manuel Heitor, and the vice-president of FCT, Helena Pereira attended the ceremony.

In his speech, Marcelo Rebelo highlighted the importance of initiatives like Arquivo.pt Awards, as well as the services offered by the portal.

Submit your work to Arquivo.pt Award 2019. The 3 best works will receive a total of 15,ooo euros in prizes

Arquivo.pt Award 2019 launching event

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Opening

Speech by the Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education, Manuel Heitor

Presentation of the portal Arquivo.pt and the Arquivo.pt by Daniel Gomes, FCT

Speech by His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic