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
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Internet address


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

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Theoretical Computer Science
    • General Computer Science


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