Events Archive Invitation, Funding
Invitation: If you are interested in important world events, check out this site. Highlights include:
- Over 65 webpage collections hosted by the Internet Archive through Archive-It, curated by Virginia Tech
- Spreadsheet-type access to a selected set taken from over 700 tweet collections gathered and managed at Virginia Tech
- Search, browse, analysis, and visualization services utilizing our servers and Hadoop cluster to aid researchers and other interested parties.
- Publications about our research on enhanced information technology for studying events like disasters or community/government activities.
- An open invitation to collaborate with our team, including if you want to collect or analyze tweets or webpages about events of interest
Funding: This project is funded through NSF grant IIS - 1319578, III: Small: Integrated Digital Event Archiving and Library (IDEAL). Included herein also is the website of the precursor project, CTRnet, supported by NSF IIS-0916733 from 2009 to 2013, and of its precursor, SGER: DL-VT416: A Digital Library Testbed for Research Related to 4/16/2007 at Virginia Tech., supported by NSF IIS-0736055.