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2012-04-30: IIPC 2012 GA, A Week with Archivists!

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The International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) held its annual general assembly meeting for 2012 from Apr 30 to May 4, 2012, in the Library of Congress in Washington D.C. I concluded this report based on Tweets using #IIPC12 from the meeting and my personal notes. In this report, I tried to assess how much the tweets about an event could give you a complete view about it. More details about the new approach will be in the blog comment.

The first day, April 30, 2012 was open to the public. It was entitled "The Broad Value of Web Archives: Demonstrated Use", @hhockx:: #iipc12 opened just now by Martha Anderson. Laura Campbell welcomes the participants. @netpreserve: IIPC starts with 11 members, now has 42. @gregorylisa: Apropos quote at #IIPC12 "The great use of life is to spend it for something that will outlast it." William James.

@netpreserve: Gildas Illien from BnF sets the stage for researcher use case panel. @cleymour: Gildas Illien: from 3 to 6 u…