|Ref: 31-64263, Missie Andrews, 1911, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
Not all content can be captured, some will end up being excluded. So the act of remembering is also an act of forgetting - for collecting is just one way of representing and framing the past. The Web Archive doesn’t need permission to harvest publicly available content but can’t access content stored behind passwords. ATL is currently the only library to have the right to collect data in NZ and the work of ATL is only relatively small in terms of collecting.
|Ref 2-V1109, Sir George Grey Special Collections|
Mark Crookson is keen for other institutions in the memory sector to explore digital collection policies, including the targeting of content to reduce overlap between collections.
Author: Leanne, Central Auckland Research Centre