Mat Kelly: Final Report—Dodging the Memory Hole
Mat Kelly of LaBelle, Florida, is a doctoral candidate studying computer science at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. His project addresses the need to provide individuals with ways to collect, archive and access news content they perceive as important. Kelly’s work is intended to supplement the large-scale collection work being done by institutions such as the Internet Archive and Library of Congress. His final report from the Dodging the Memory 2016 conference concentrated on the investigation and implementation of tools to allow web archivists to accomplish three goals to independently archive content, explained in detail in the report.