Ending & Archiving Your Project

The list of tools below is organized alphabetically, and it represents a selection of the resources available to Digital Humanists. Many of these tools are actively updated, so please contact the DH@Bucknell Web Team if you find any outdated information or if you would like to suggest additional tools or software.

Bucknell University has site licenses and provides faculty, staff, and students with access to and support for a number of these tools; tools for which this is the case have “BU access” listed under pricing.


ArchiveReady is an online tool which evaluates if a website will be archived correctly by web archives, such as the Internet Archive. ArchiveReady analyses your website (i.e. HTML, Images, CSS, JS, Sitemaps) and performs complex evaluations in order to calculate Website Archivability from a set of Archivability Facets: Accessibility, Cohesion, Metadata & Standards Compliance.


Website: http://archiveready.com/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? Proprietary
Pricing: Free (basic) use

The Endings Project

The Endings Project is a four-year project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) that is creating tools, principles, policies and recommendations for digital scholarship practitioners to create accessible, stable, long-lasting resources in the humanities. Some of the questions the Endings Project attempts to answer include “how should we preserve projects to retain their dynamic features” & “where should projects be archived?”


Website: https://projectendings.github.io/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? N/A
Pricing: N/A

International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)

The mission of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (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; and to encourage and support national libraries, archives and research organizations everywhere to address Internet archiving and preservation.


Website: http://netpreserve.org/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? N/A
Pricing: Free tools and documentation available online; membership to universities, libraries, and other organizations available for a subscription fee

The Internet Archive/Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, the Internet Archive provides free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public. The mission of the Internet Archive is to provide Universal Access to All Knowledge.


Website: https://archive.org/web/
Open Source Software (OSS) or Proprietary? N/A
Pricing: Free