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Web Archiving - SI 639

Web archiving. 3 students looking at a laptop together in a classroom.

Proposal open date: June 1
Proposal close date: November 2
Project timeline: January-April 
Project duration:15 weeks 
Number of projects needed: 8


In SI 639: Web Archiving, master’s-level graduate students will gain practical knowledge of capturing, replaying and analyzing web content using current web crawlers, while also exploring collection plan development, preservation strategies, intellectual property concerns and innovative applications of web archives.


Deliverables will vary by project and be based on the client needs and project scope. Examples may include:

  • Web archive collection plan
  • Metadata guidelines and workflows for web archive description
  • Recommendations for web archive selection and scoping
  • Workflow development for web archive quality assurance

Client Requirements 

  • Level of engagement for course/program 
    • 30-60 minute bi-weekly meetings with the student team
    • Regular feedback and communication to student team based on the course schedule
    • Complete project evaluation
  • Special requirements for the course/program 
    • Provide access to tools and systems relevant to the project

Contact us

Engaged Learning Office | [email protected] | (734) 763-1251

Please complete this form to submit a project proposal for one of our client-based courses or other programs, or to receive information about these opportunities throughout the year.