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Figure 5

From: A cross disciplinary study of link decay and the effectiveness of mitigation techniques

Figure 5

Coverage of the scholarly URL list for each archival engine at different times. All URLs marked as alive in 2011 but missing from an archive were submitted between the 2012 and 2013 surveys. The effect of submitting the URLs is most evident in the WebCite case though the Internet Archive also showed substantial improvement. Implementing an automated process to do this could vastly improve the retention of scholarly static web pages.

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