Publications

Journal articles, computer science conferences, and peer-reviewed chapters

Emily Maemura, Christoph Becker, and Ian Milligan, “Understanding Computational Web Archives Research Methods Using Research Objects,” IEEE Big Data Workshop in Computational Archival Science, Accepted October 2016. Will be presented in December 2016.

Ian Milligan, Nick Ruest, and Jimmy Lin, “Content Selection and Curation for Web Archiving: The Gatekeepers vs. the Masses,” Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2016. Vol. 16 (2016): 107-110.

Andrew Jackson, Jimmy Lin, Ian Milligan, and Nick Ruest, “Desiderata for Exploratory Search Interfaces to Web Archives in Support of Scholarly Activities,” Proceedings of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries 2016, Vol. 16 (2016): 103-106.

Nick Ruest and Ian Milligan, “An Open-Source Strategy for Documenting Events: The Case Study of the 42nd Canadian Federal Election on Twitter,” Code4Lib Journal, Issue 32, April 2016.

Ian Milligan, Nick Ruest, and Anna St-Onge, “The Great WARC Adventure : Using SIPS, AIPS and DIPS to document SLAAPs,” Digital Studies / Le champ numérique, Vol. 6, 2016

Ian Milligan, “Lost in the Infinite Archive: The Promise and Pitfalls of Web Archives,” International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing, Vol. 10, No. 1-2 (2016): 78-94.

‘A Haven for Perverts, Criminals, and Goons’: Children and the Battle for and Against Canadian Internet Regulation, 1991-1999,” Histoire Sociale/Social History, vol. 47, No. 96 (May 2015): 245-274.

Ian Milligan, “Mining the Internet Graveyard: Rethinking the Historians’ Toolkit,” Journal of the Canadian Historical Association, Vol. 23, No 2 (2012, published in 2013): 21-64. [Awarded the 2013 JCHA Best Article Prize.]

Conference papers

Ian Milligan, Jimmy Lin, Jeremy Wiebe, and Alice Zhou. "Exploring and Discovering Archive-It Collections with Warcbase," Digital Humanities 2016, Krakow, Poland, July 2016.

Ian Milligan and Nick Ruest, "Enabling Access to Canadian Archival Collections through WebArchives.ca," Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, Calgary, Alberta, June 2016. 

Ian Milligan, Jimmy Lin, Jeremy Wiebe, and Alice Zhou, "Enabling Analytics through the Warcbase Platform," Canadian Society for Digital Humanities, Calgary, Alberta, June 2016.
 

Ian Milligan and Nick Ruest, "Hands-on with Warcbase," International Internet Preservation Consortium Web Archiving Conference 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland, April 2016.

Nick Ruest and Ian Milligan, "An exploratory look at 3,039,804 #elxn42 tweets," International Internet Preservation Consortium Web Archiving Conference 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland, April 2016.

Matthew Weber and Ian Milligan, "Archives Unleashed: Hackathons as a Tool for Engaging Scholars with Web Archives," International Internet Preservation Consortium Web Archiving Conference 2016, Reykjavik, Iceland, April 2016.

Nick Ruest and Ian Milligan, “Enabling Access to Old Wu-Tang Clan Fan Sites: Facilitating Interdisciplinary Web Archive Collaboration,” Code4Lib 2016, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. March 2016.

Ian Milligan, “Making Sense of the Web: Finding Community in the GeoCities Web Archives,” American Historical review annual meeting, Atlanta, Georgia. January 2016.

Ian Milligan, “Understanding early Web history through three case studies: methodological and technical challenges,” Times and Temporalities of the Web conference, Institut des sciences de la communication, Paris, France. December 2015.

Ian Milligan, Jimmy Lin, and Jeremy Wiebe, “Between Metadata and Content: Exploring Canadian Political History with Archive-It’s Research Services,” Web Archives 2015: Capture, Curate, Analyzeconference, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI. November 2015.

Ian Milligan, “Welcome to the GeoHood: Using the GeoCities Web Archive to Explore Virtual Communities,” Web Archives as Scholarly Sources: Issues, Practices, and Perspectives, Aarhus, Denmark. June 2015.

Ian Milligan, “WARCs, WATs, and wgets: Opportunity and Challenge for a Historian Amongst Three Types of Web Archives,” International Internet Preservation Committee Annual Meeting, Palo Alto CA. April 2015. 

Ian Milligan, “Using the GeoCities Web Archive to Explore Virtual Communities,” Big Data in a Transdisciplinary Perspective, Hanover, Germany. March 2015. 

Ian Milligan, “The Promise of WebARChive Files: Exploring the Internet Archive as a Historical Resource,” American Historical Association 2015 Annual Meeting, New York City, NY. January 2015.

Ian Milligan, “Clustering Search to Navigate A Case Study of the Canadian World Wide Web as a Historical Resource,” Digital Humanities 2014 Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland. July 2014.

Nick Ruest and Ian Milligan, “The Great WARC Adventure: WARCs from Creation to Use,” Canadian Archivists Association Annual Meeting, Victoria, BC. June 2014.

Nick Ruest, "Islandora Web ARChive Solution Pack," International Internet Preservation Committee Annual Meeting, Paris, France. May 2014. 

Ian Milligan, “An Infinite Archive? Historical Explorations in the Internet Archive’s Wide Web Scrape,” International Internet Preservation Committee Annual Meeting, Paris, France. May 2014. 

Nick Ruest, "Warc? Warkwark wark? Wark Warrrk," Scholars Portal Day, Toronto, December 2013

Ian Milligan, “Rethinking the Archival Box,” (Digital) Humanities Revisited – Challenges and Opportunities in the Digital Age, Hanover, Germany. December 2013. 

Nick Ruest and Anna St. Onge, "Gettin Sh*t Done in the Digital Archives," Access, St. John's, Newfoundland, September 2013.

Ian Milligan, “The Internet Archive and Social Historians: Challenge and Potential Amidst the WebARChive Files,” Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, University of Victoria, Victoria BC. June 2013.

Nick Ruest, "The revolution will be preserved," Code4Lib North, Ryerson University, May 2013

Ian Milligan, “'Mining the ‘Internet Graveyard’: Exploring Canada’s Digital Collections Projects,” Canadian Historical Association Annual Meeting, University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo ON. May 2012.