A macroscope for UK web history

In one of the demo sessions at IDCC15, Andrew Jackson from the British Library demonstrated a web archiving service that supports researchers interested in exploring history through the web.  The service aims to offer different ways of searching and viewing results, trying to meet the needs of the information retrieval mental model of researchers. For example, historians are often interested in more than simply the top search result, and are looking to understand the context of the results returned by a search.

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