Press Release (9 January 2009)

The JISC PoWR (Preservation of Web Resources) project was funded by the JISC to organise a series of workshops and publish a handbook on best practices for the preservation of institutional Web resources.

The project, which ran from April – September 2008, was run jointly by UKOLN and ULCC. A 100-page handbook on The Preservation of Web Resources was one of the main deliverables. It is available from the JISC PoWR blog (see which also provides access to a variety of other related resources . The handbook can also be download from the JISC Web site at the address  (PDF format).

Although the project has successfully completed, the blog is still operational and provides a forum for discussion of best practices for the preservation of Web resources and related institutional issues.


  1. This press release has been designed for use in hard copy publications, with Web addresses being provided in full.  If you wish to use this content as an online resource you are welcome to remove the URLs and hyperlink the appropriate text.
  2. If you have any questions of comments please contact Brian Kelly, UKOLN, University of Bath. Email address is