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Tufts University Website Collection

Call Number: UA203

Scope and Contents

This collection represents web crawls of Tufts University websites and student organization websites conducted, under contract, by the Internet Archives using their tool Archive-It. The first focused crawl was conducted on November 2, 2009. The web crawls are managed directly in Archive-It. Beginning in 2015, student organization websites were added to the crawls. Only websites of student organizations that are officially recognized by the University are crawled.


  • Creation: 2009 -- 2021


Language of Materials



This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

These websites are accessible for purposes of education and research. We have indicated what we know about copyright and rights of privacy, publicity, or trademark. Due to the nature of archival collections, we are not always able to identify this information. We are eager to hear from any rights owners, so that we may obtain accurate information. Upon request, we will remove material from public view while we address a rights issue.

Biographical / Historical

Tufts Archival Research Center (formerly Digital Collections and Archives) began crawling Tufts University websites in 2009 to document the University's web presence. Since then, crawling has become increasingly robust and comprehensive, with more websites added to the collection, including those of student organizations.


790 Web sites


This collection is organized into two series: Tufts University web crawls and Student organizations web crawls.

Processing Information

Web crawls or harvests are conducted on regular schedules depending on how often a website is updated. Access is available through the Internet Archive and the Wayback Machine.

Processing status

This collection is processed and open for research. The finding aid is updated on an annual basis to add information about crawls and websites that may have been added or removed from the collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Tufts Archival Research Center Repository

35 Professors Row
Tisch Library Building
Tufts University
Medford Massachusetts 02155 United States