Who is the IIPC?
IIPC members have the unique expertise to collect, preserve and make accessible knowledge from the global web.
About the IIPC
INTERNATIONAL INTERNET PRESERVATION CONSORTIUM
In July 2003, the IIPC was formally chartered at the National Library of France with 12 participating institution. The members agreed jointly to fund and participate in projects and working groups to accomplish the goals of the IIPC.
- The initial agreement was in effect for three years, and membership was limited to charter institutions. The IIPC is now open to libraries, archives, museums and cultural heritage institutions everywhere and welcomes inquiries for membership.
WHO WE ARE
IIPC Members are organizations from over 45 countries, including national, university and regional libraries and archives.
Members participate in working groups the focus on Content Development and Preservation of web archives.
MISSION & GOALS
The mission of the IIPC is to acquire, preserve and make accessible knowledge and information from the Internet for future generations everywhere, promoting global exchange and international relations.
To achieve its mission, the IIPC is working to accomplish the following goals:
- To enable the collection of a rich body of Internet content from around the world to be preserved in a way that it can be archived, secured and accessed over time.
- To foster the development and use of common tools, techniques and standards that enable the creation of international archives.
- To encourage and support national libraries, archives and research organisations everywhere to address Internet archiving and preservation.
ENGAGE WITH THE IIPC
- IIPC members regularly publish reports, provide training, and give presentations and workshops.
JOIN THE IIPC
The IIPC accepts membership applications on an annual basis.
Learn more about joining the IIPC.
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Non-members can engage with IIPC on web arching topics via the open mailing list.
Learn more about signing up.