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Memento: Time Travel for the Web


Vlastimil Krejčíř, Masaryk University - Institute of Computer Science, Czech Republic

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Memento is a project aimed at making Web-archived content more readily discoverable. It provides a protocol which allows users to simply view web pages at certain periods in the past via their web browser.

Memento comes from the team around Herbert van de Sompel, a known visionary and the author of the SFX and OAI-PMH technologies.

The goal of the talk is to introduce Memento and show its features.

Author's professional CV

Vlastimil Krejčíř graduated from Faculty of Informatics at Masaryk University and at present works as a software developer and system administrator at Library and Information Centre, Institute of Computer Science at Masaryk University.

He is interested in digital libraries, repositories and related technologies. He is mainly aimed at the open-source software system DSpace, plays the role of an ambassador of DSpace in the Czech republic and uses it for building digital libraries.

As a software developer he has been involved in the various international projects: Czech Digital Mathematics Library (DML-CZ) and European Digital Mathematics Library (EuDML). He is also interested in electronic information resources.

He develops the software system for maintanance and management of electronic information resources (EIZ Portal) and works as a system administrator for the discovery service and resources linker system at Masaryk university.

Nowadays, he is exploring the long term preservation (LTP) challenges and related software (Archivematica).

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