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This page provides an overview of 2 articles related to 'heritrix', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Heritrix is the Internet Archive's web crawler, which was specially designed for web archiving. It is open-source and written in Java. The main interface is accessible using a web browser, and there is a command-line tool that can optionally be used to initiate crawls. Heritrix was developed jointly by Internet Archive and the Nordic national libraries on specifications written in early 2003. The first official release was in January 2004, and it has been continually improved by employees of the Internet Archive and other interested parties. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Heritrix)

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Metadata related to 'heritrix' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'heritrix': 2 (0.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'heritrix' across all Ariadne articles: 10
  • Average number of references to 'heritrix' per Ariadne article: 5.00
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'heritrix': 2004-10
  • Trending factor of 'heritrix': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'heritrix':

  1. philip beresford (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Title Article summary Date

Web Curator Tool

Philip Beresford tells the story (from The British Library's perspective) of the development of new software to aid all stages of harvesting Web sites for preservation.

January 2007, issue50, feature article

ECDL2004: 4th International Web Archiving Workshop, September 2004

Michael Day reports on the 4th International Web Archiving Workshop held at the University of Bath in September as part of ECDL 2004.

October 2004, issue41, event report

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