The first ceremony of the Arquivo.pt 2018 Award was held on July 5th at the “Ciência 2018 – Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia”, at the Lisbon Congress Centre. The European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas, presented the award at the plenary session “Novas fronteiras da era digital na Europa e no Mundo”.
This first edition received 27 proposals from various fields such as: media, technology, computer science, tourism, cultural and historic patrimony. This award recognizes originality and innovation in Arquivo.pt’s applicability and the importance of web preservation.
The third place winner was attributed to the work “Arquivo de Opinião” by Miguel Won, researcher at INESC-ID at IDSS group.
The Opinion Archive is a web application that makes available to the user a digital repository of opinion articles, published between 2008 and 2016, in the main Portuguese media agents.