The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has provided CUL funding for three grant projects in the area of web archiving:
Collection Building for Web Resources (2008-2009)
Objective: A joint project with the University of Maryland Libraries to develop and test coherent, holistic models for incorporating web content into research library collections.
Web Resources Collection Program Development (2009-2012)
Objective: To put into production procedures for selecting, acquiring, describing, preserving, and providing access to freely available web content, starting with the subject area of human rights and expanding into other thematic and Columbia-related content.
Web Resources Archiving Collaboration (2013-2015)
Objective: To extend the effectiveness of Columbia’s web resource collecting program, and of the collective web archiving work within the US, by developing and testing models of collaboration with other research libraries, with scholars, with web content producers, and with other web archiving programs.