Archiving Interactive Narratives at the British Library

Lynda Clark, Giulia Carla Rossi, Stella Wisdom

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This paper describes the creation of the Interactive Narratives collection in the UK Web Archive, as part of the UK Legal Deposit Libraries Emerging Formats Project. The aim of the project is to identify, collect and preserve complex digital publications that are in scope for collection under UK Non-Print Legal Deposit Regulations. This article traces the process of building the Interactive Narratives collection, analysing the different tools and methods used and placing the collection within the wider context of Emerging Formats work and engagement activities at the British Library.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteractive Storytelling - 13th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling, ICIDS 2020, Proceedings
EditorsAnne-Gwenn Bosser, David E. Millard, Charlie Hargood
Place of PublicationSwiterzland
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9783030625160
ISBN (Print)9783030625153
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventICIDS 2020: The 13th International Conference on Interactive Digital Storytelling - Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Duration: 3 Nov 20206 Nov 2020

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


ConferenceICIDS 2020
CountryUnited Kingdom
Internet address


  • Interactive Narratives collection
  • New media collection management
  • Digital storytelling
  • Emerging Formats
  • Web archiving
  • Digital preservation

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