Web Archives at Queen's University

The Queen's University web archives are available for public consultation at the search bar above.  Please visit the Queen's University Archive-It page at https://archive-it.org/home/queens_university_at_kingston to view website captures since July 2016.  All website captures prior to this date can be viewed through the Internet Archives WayBackMachine at https://archive.org/web/.


Queen’s University Library and Archives captures websites that falls within the following areas:

On a case-by-case basis, Queen’s University Library and Archives also captures faculty or researcher websites, comprising an online record of research output or data that cannot otherwise be captured through another Library service, such as Research Data Management. Queen’s University Library and Archives may also negotiate the capture of content in support of the research needs of Queen’s University faculty or the history of Kingston and the region, where resources allow.

Information for Site Managers

We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions or concerns relating to web archives at Queen's, or if you manage a site that will change radically or is being decommissioned, please contact us at archives@queensu.ca.

Archive-It web crawls respects robots.txt. If you manage pages that are not intended for long-term preservation in accordance with records management retention schedules, the Archive-It crawler can be blocked from capturing select pages by adding archive.org_bot to the disallow list.


Web Archives Guidelines (PDF 101 KB) (Adopted June 2017)

Web Archives Pilot Project (PDF 132 KB) (Completed June 2017)