n.choosing, as part of appraisal, a portion of a body of records that represent specific criteriaFranks 2021, 101–102Illustrative sampling, or selecting representative types, can be employed to strategically select websites when you have limited data or storage resources. In such cases, survey the creators, country hosts, languages, and dynamic media in your seed lists. Then, select a limited number of websites that proportionally and best represent your findings to fulfill the collection scope; remember that the number of seed URLs and amount of dynamic media contribute to data limits. An automated approach to illustrative sampling may be useful for institutions with a permissions-based model for collecting, wherein a web archive may self-sample according to permissions requests granted, denied, or ignored.Note 2021Illustrative sampling is a method that selects a portion from a series based on the archivist’s judgment, which specific criteria may inform. This methodology might occur when an archivist knows she needed examples that made certain points such as for exhibit purposes, for example.