Invited by Professor Stefan Gradmann, Herbert Van de Sompel does a lecture at the Humboldt University (Library and Information Science Department) in Berlin, Germany, about accessing resource versions via Memento's HTTP datetime content negotiation.
Michael Nelson and Robert Sanderson attend the 2011 General Assembly of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC) at the Koninklijke Bibliotheek in The Hague, Netherlands. They present an update on the Memento project and discuss a possible collaboration with the IIPC's Access Working Group aimed at creating an Memento TimeGate Aggregator that reaches across all Web Archives of IIPC members.
Previously, we shared the announcement that Memento was shortlisted for the 2010 Digital Preservation Award. On December 2nd 2010, during an Oscar-style ceremony at the Royal Institution in London, Memento actually won the award beating some fierce competition!
Along with 4 other projects, Memento was shortlisted for the 2010 Digital Preservation Award. The press release has a brief descriptions of all the projects that remain in the running. Next up are online public voting for the projects, and a project presentation to the jury. The winner will be announced at an official ceremony in London on December 1st 2010.