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  • Los Alamos National Laboratory Research Library

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    The Research Library Prototyping Team of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) has a long-standing history of research and development efforts related to web archiving. 

    Most notably, members of the team have devised the Memento Framework (RFC 7089) and implemented the Time Travel service that enables the discovery of archived snapshots of any given URI in more than 25 web archives simultaneously. The Memento for Chrome browser extension was also developed by the team. Based on Memento infrastructure, the extension allows browsing web links back in time. LANL staff further developed SiteStory, a transactional archive that can be incorporated with an Apache web server as well as a Memento extension for MediaWiki systems.

    In the realm of scholarly communication, team members have been researching and quantifying the detriment of reference rot in scholarly articles and propose the concept of Robust Links to combat it.