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The Internet Archive is now offering over 1,000,000 torrents including our live music concerts, the Prelinger movie collection, the librivox audio book collection, feature films, old time radio, lots and lots of books, and all new uploads from our patrons … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/08/07/over-1000000-torrents-of-downloadable-books-music-and-movies/
From The Archive
Jul 22, 2012
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Some think of the Internet Archive as just the Wayback Machine, but we have other great collections.   Our music collection is worth listening to and made some jumps recently: Our live music collection now has over 100,000 concerts from over … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/07/22/more-music-on-the-archive/
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The Internet Archive’s federal challenge to a new Washington State law had its first hearing on Friday.  The law intends to make online service providers criminally liable for providing access to third parties’ offensive materials. The Electronic Frontier Foundation is … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Law, WA Law 6251
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/07/22/new-washington-state-internet-law-gets-its-day-in-court/
From The Archive
Jun 6, 2012
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In celebration of IPv6 Day, we are happy to demonstrate our first step into the IPv6 world. We set up a special static web site that is only accessible over IPv6. We will use this as our test bed to … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/06/06/our-first-step-into-ipv6-world/
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Archive.org and therefore the books on openlibrary.org were blocked in China for a couple of years, starting being blocked without notice, and now at least partially recovering without notice.    Ken LeTran, the Archive employee working with a Chinese Department of … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/05/28/archive-org-and-openlibrary-org-available-in-china-again/
From The Archive
Apr 24, 2012
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(brewster is in fashionable white) Brewster Kahle is honored to be inducted today into the newly formed Internet Hall of Fame administrated by the Internet Society.  As the Society that administers much of the Internet turns 20 years old, they have … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/04/24/internet-hall-of-fame/
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LibriVox.org, the world’s largest producer of free public domain audiobooks, and the Internet Archive are pleased to announce a generous grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, on the heels of a recent landmark achievement: 100 million downloads of the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/04/05/librivox-free-audiobook-project-receives-generous-mellon-support-for-upgrade/
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We just hit a milestone: 100,000 free concert recordings from over 5,200 bands! A fun trip through the history: The Grateful Dead started a tradition in the 60’s to allow taping of their concerts and sharing those tapes as long as … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/03/27/sharing-works-100000-concert-recordings-for-free/
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On the front page of the Sunday, March 4th New York Times is an article about the Physical Archive of the Internet Archive titled “In a Flood Tide of Digital Data, an Ark Full of Books” by David Streitfeld of … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/03/04/page-1-of-the-nytimes-in-a-flood-tide-of-digital-data-an-ark-full-of-books/
From The Archive
Jan 17, 2012
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The Internet Archive believes that it is critical to protest and raise awareness of pending legislation in the United States:  House Bill 3261, The Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and S.968, the PROTECT IP Act (PIPA). Archive.org is going dark … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/01/17/12-hours-dark-internet-archive-vs-censorship/
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In celebration of the new year, we’d like to take you on a tour of news broadcasts from around January 1st from more than 60 stations in 30 countries. We hope the Happy News Year exhibit will highlight the amazing … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Television Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2012/01/04/happy-news-year/
From The Archive
Dec 7, 2011
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Dear Supporters of the Archive, In the last year, the number of people using the Internet Archive has increased to two million people every day, and our collections of free books, music, video, and web pages have also grown by … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/12/07/please-donate-to-the-internet-archive/
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130,000 books, records, and videos were donated and then cataloged, de-duplicated, and readied for scanning and long term preservation in 2 days.   Thank you to the Friends of SFPL for our largest public donation ever.   With this, we believe we … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/10/03/thank-you-friends-of-the-sf-public-library-for-130000-books/
From The Archive
Sep 17, 2011
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Hundreds of libraries reached the milestone of offering 3 million freely downloadable texts yesterday through the Internet Archive website.  Our 3 millionth text is a Galileo pamphlet from the rare book collection of the University of Toronto. Internet Archive has … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/09/17/3-million-texts-for-free/
From The Archive
Aug 24, 2011
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We are proud to announce the launch of Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive, a library of news coverage of the events of 9/11/2001 and their aftermath as presented by U.S. and international broadcasters. A resource for scholars, journalists and … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Event, News, Television Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/08/24/understanding-911/
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Internet Archive announces 1,000 Library Partners from 6 countries have joined to build and lend a pool of 100,000+ eBooks; Extending the Traditional In-Library Lending Model. San Francisco, CA – Today, the Internet Archive announced that the 1,000th library from … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News, eBooks, in-library, lending, libraries, openlibrary
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/06/25/in-library-ebook-lending-program-expands-to-1000-libraries/
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by Brewster Kahle, June 2011   Press on this:  NYtimes Books are being thrown away, or sometimes packed away, as digitized versions become more available. This is an important time to plan carefully for there is much at stake. Digital technologies … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/06/06/why-preserve-books-the-new-physical-archive-of-the-internet-archive/
From The Archive
Feb 22, 2011
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Internet Archive and Library Partners Develop Joint Collection of 80,000+ eBooks To Extend Traditional In-Library Lending Model San Francisco, CA – Today, a group of libraries led by the Internet Archive announced a new, cooperative 80,000+ eBook lending collection of … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/02/22/in-library-ebook-lending-program-launched-2/
From The Archive
Jan 30, 2011
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The Balinese, with the help of the Internet Archive and Ron Jenkins of Wesleyan University, have started digitizing the libraries of Balinese literature. They are in the running for being the first culture to have their entire literature go online, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/01/30/digitizing-all-balinese-literature/
From The Archive
Dec 10, 2010
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DEAR FRIENDS OF THE ARCHIVE This year the Internet Archive needs your help. In 2009-2010 we were able to employ hundreds of low income, out of work parents using a stimulus wage subsidy. Most of these parents worked to scan … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/12/10/internet-archive-needs-your-help/
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Associated Press Story The books on our Open Library site. Press release: More than doubling the number of books available to print disabled people of all ages, today the Internet Archive launched a new service that brings free access to … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive, Books Archive, Education Archive, News, Open Library
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/11/26/3424/
From The Archive
Jun 28, 2010
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Checking out digital versions of books that are automatically returned after two weeks is as easy as logging onto the Internet Archive’s Open Library site, announced digital librarian and Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle. By integrating this new service, more … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News, Open Library
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/06/28/digital-lending-library/
From The Archive
Jun 25, 2010
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When I talked with Carole Moore, the fantastic librarian from University of Toronto, about 6 years ago, she had a vision of scanning 250,000 books from their libraries. Well, a few days ago she succeeded. ( http://www.archive.org/details/university_of_toronto ) It has … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/06/25/milestone-reached-250000-books-from-utoronto/
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Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy, working with the Internet Archive and volunteers has launched RECAP, a project to make US Federal Court Documents available for no cost to the public. RECAP is a Firefox Internet browser extension that … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/04/06/millions-of-documents-from-over-350k-federal-court-cases-now-freely-available-3/
From The Archive
Mar 31, 2010
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The Internet Archive is pleased to announce an important manuscript, Homiliary on Gospels from Easter to first Sunday of Advent, as the 2,000,000th free digital text. Internet Archive has been scanning books and making them available for researchers, historians, scholars, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/03/31/two-million-free-texts-now-available/
From The Archive
Mar 24, 2010
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The Internet Archive received 2 awards recently that we are proud of. One is for social benefit from the Free Software Foundation. Coming from those that helped restructure the software domain in the era of burdensome copyrights and patents, we … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/03/24/awards-for-the-internet-archive/
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Open Library, a project of the Internet Archive, is a site with a web page for every book. It strives to become a wikipedia of books. 23M books, over 1 million free ebooks, wiki editable, completely great. A new version … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/03/17/open-library-redesign-soft-launch-on-special-url-2/
From The Archive
Feb 12, 2010
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Today Cornell and the Internet Archive announce that over 70,000 public-domain books are available free online (many still to come). These are beautiful books that are now available with no restrictions. Thank you Cornell, Kirtas, and Microsoft. The Internet Archive … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/02/12/70000-books-from-cornell-libraries-online-now-2/
From The Archive
Jan 30, 2010
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SF Mayor Gavin Newsom on the Internet Archive’s hiring 100 people to scan books and microfilm from the unemployment rolls leveraging a matching system using stimulus dollars. Start at 2min 15 seconds. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaB6AURj2UM We are gearing up under a similar … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Jobs, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2010/01/30/100-new-jobs-for-scanning-in-san-francisco-2/
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Library of Congress wrote an article about their project to mass digitize brittle books. Almost 60,000 are available now and more are scanned every day. These books are in the public domain and come with no restrictions on their use. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/12/30/60000-books-from-library-of-congress-go-online-2/
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The Center for Intelligent Information Retrieval at UMass Amherst, the Perseus Digital Library Project at Tufts, and the Internet Archive are investigating large-scale information extraction and retrieval technologies for digitized book collections. The NSF has awarded a grant of $2.7 … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/09/28/project-funded-to-add-features-to-a-million-books-2/
From The Archive
Sep 9, 2009
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Internet Archive’s web-based book reader now supports zooming and panning around books with their pages open. This is helpful for foldout maps. The books can be embedded into any webpage, and the software is all opensource so others can integrate … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/09/09/book-reader-supports-zooming-2/
From The Archive
Apr 24, 2009
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The Wayback Machine is a 150 billion page web archive with a front end to serve it through the archive.org website. Today the new machine came to life, so if you using the service, you are using a 20′ by … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Wayback Machine
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/04/24/wayback-machine-comes-to-life-in-new-home-2/
From The Archive
Mar 29, 2009
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Today the Internet Archive and Sun Microsystems are launching a new datacenter that stores the whole web archive and serves the Wayback Machine. And, it is a modular datacenter that sits outside in a shipping container. This 3Petabyte (3 million … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/03/29/new-archive-datacenter-with-sun-2/
From The Archive
Feb 7, 2009
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Over ten thousand Yiddish texts, estimated as over 1/2 of all the published works in Yiddish, are now online based on the work of the National Yiddish Book Center, volunteers, and the Internet Archive. We are excited that a literature … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2009/02/07/yiddish-literature-goes-online/
From The Archive
Dec 17, 2008
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December 2008 Dear Friends of the Archive, I hope this letter finds you in good health and spirits. The Internet Archive is strong and healthy. We have had a fun, busy year almost doubling our library of audio, video, and … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/12/17/end-of-year-message-from-the-internet-archive/
From The Archive
Jun 30, 2008
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Internet Archive is working with NASA to make the still images and moving images from the history of the space program available online. Very cool. http://www.nasaimages.org Christian Science Monitor mention. Here is the press release from NASA: David E. Steitz … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Image Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/06/30/nasa-images-project-launched/
From The Archive
Jun 18, 2008
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We have hit a major milestone: 50,000 individual shows by 2924 bands are now freely downloadable and streamable from http://www.archive.org/details/etree What a success for the commons! (from Tyler’s post: http://www.archive.org/iathreads/post-view.php?id=195573 ) Project starts in aug/sept 2002 … 10,000 shows March … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive, Live Music Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/06/18/milestone-50000-free-live-music-concert/
From The Archive
May 26, 2008
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The Internet Archive operates 13 scanning centers in great libraries, digitizing 1000 books a day. This scanning is financially supported by libraries, foundations, and the Microsoft Corporation. Today, Microsoft has announced that it will ramp down their investment in this … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/05/26/books-scanning-to-be-publicly-funded/
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The Internet Archive was served a National Security Letter by the FBI demanding information about a patron of the Archive. The Archive fought it with the help of the EFF and ACLU. We won. We can now talk about it, … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/05/16/fbi-gag-order-against-the-internet-archive-is-rescinded/
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For Immediate Release March 27, 2008 Internet Archive Brings Free Ultra High-Speed Internet to Public Housing San Francisco : The Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based organization dedicated to preserving a record of the Internet and to increasing access to the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/04/13/free-ultra-high-speed-internet-to-public-housing/
From The Archive
Apr 13, 2008
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We have been excited to be part of the new high-tech non-profit sector that is building the infrastructure for the digital age. Mozilla, Wikipedia, Electronic Frontier Foundation, Public Knowledge, Public Library of Science, One Laptop per Child, Internet Systems Consortium, … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2008/04/13/rise-of-the-hightech-non-profits/
From The Archive
Dec 15, 2007
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Zotero, scholar’s toolset including a browser plug-in, and the Internet Archive have joined forces. Thank you to the Mellon Foundation. http://www.dancohen.org/2007/12/12/zotero-and-the-internet-archive-join-forces
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/12/15/zotero-and-internet-archive-join-forces/
From The Archive
Oct 22, 2007
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Wednesday, the Internet Archive’s Open Content Alliance grew to 80 contributing libraries. We have scanned over 100,000 books now available to everyone. (Over 250,000 total.) The New York Times has an article today on page 1, above the fold! Other … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/10/22/80-libraries-going-open/
From The Archive
Oct 3, 2007
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The Internet Archive’s outgoing bandwidth doubled today to both the commercial Internet and Internet2. Support for this increase came from the federal e-rate program and the California State Library (thank you!). We expect to increase our bandwidth further in the … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/10/03/3516/
From The Archive
Jun 25, 2007
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Well, the Internet Archive is now officially a library according to the State of California! It turns out that to receive a particular kind of federal funding, you have to have your state sign off that you are a library. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/06/25/internet-archive-officially-a-library/
From The Archive
Jun 24, 2007
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A genius at CMU came up with a way to have many people help correct the OCR in our books. Very cool. http://recaptcha.net/ audio news: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=10936942&ft=1&f=1006 text news: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/05/27/AR2007052700771.html -brewster
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/06/24/help-correct-the-scans-of-books/
From The Archive
May 20, 2007
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Please try our new upload system that we hope will make it much easier to post books music and video to the site. By using your browser to specify the file or files to upload, we hope that many more … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/05/20/new-upload-and-download-count-systems/
From The Archive
May 13, 2007
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http://www.boingboing.net/2007/05/13/npr_science_friday_s.html
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/05/13/book-digitization-discussion-on-npr/
From The Archive
Apr 25, 2007
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The Archive offers access to files through our website and through direct links to files, but only the accesses through the website have been counted up until now. Starting today, the Archive will start counted downloads that access the collections … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/04/25/3527/
From The Archive
Apr 25, 2007
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Internet Archive and Suzanne Shell Settle Lawsuit Denver, CO, April 25, 2007. Internet Archive, a library of historical Web site content, and Suzanne Shell, the author and owner of the Web site www.profane-justice.org, jointly announced today the settlement of their … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/04/25/lawsuit-settled/
From The Archive
Mar 18, 2007
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What is Non-Commercial Use? For cultural materials that, broadly defined, belong in a library, the Internet Archive offers free storage, and free bandwidth, forever, for free. As a result, there are now millions of works available through the Archive and … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/03/18/what-is-non-commercial-use/
From The Archive
Jan 22, 2007
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Sigh. We argued that the “contours of copyright” had changed in 1976 by going from an Opt-in system to an Opt-out system and therefore the test the Supreme Court set out in its Eldred ruling (20 year extension is not … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/01/22/orphan-works-appeal-rejected/
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More great libraries are deciding to go open rather than agree to perpetual restrictions on digital versions of their holdings. Also, there are now over 100k downloadable, searchable, books on the Internet Archive site! Libraries going open: • Boston Public … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/01/08/libraries-decide-to-go-open-and-100k-books-on-site/
From The Archive
Jan 2, 2007
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We now have a one of the beta 100 dollar laptops and the Internet Archive / Open Content Alliance books are looking good! (see the attached picture) The reason we are privileged in getting one of the first 600 beta … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2007/01/02/100-dollar-laptop-archive-books/
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The Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine now has 85,898,456,616 archived web objects in it, and is available, as always, to the public for free. A snapshot of the World Wide Web is taken every 2 months and donated to the Internet … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Wayback Machine
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/12/05/wayback-machine-has-85-billion-archived-webpages/
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Thanks to the hard work of two great law school students of Peter Jaszi of American University, Jieun Kim and Doug Agopsowicz, the Internet Archive and other libraries may continue to preserve software and video game titles without fear of … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/11/29/internet-archive-helps-secure-exemption-to-the-digital-millennium-copyright-act/
From The Archive
Nov 26, 2006
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The Internet Archive is honored to receive the Microsoft Education Award from the San Jose Tech Museum’s Tech Award program. http://www.techawards.org/laureates/ We will put the monetary award to work to support broad public access to digital works. Here is Rick … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/11/26/tech-award-to-the-internet-archive/
From The Archive
Nov 25, 2006
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The movies music and education team are now putting some fun highlights in a blog… give it a shot: http://internetarchive.wordpress.com/ -brewster
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/11/25/try-the-new-archive-blog/
From The Archive
Nov 21, 2006
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Kahle v. Gonzales was argued by Larry Lessig on Nov 13th at, maybe 10 or 11AM. What is at stake is libraries being able to have out-of-print books on their digital bookshelves as they have out-of-print books on the physical … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/11/21/orphan-works-trial-nov-13th-san-francisco/
From The Archive
Oct 18, 2006
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Audio: Cylinder Transfer Archive Recordings from the turn of the 19th century. Evolution 101 Weekly podcasts about evolution and science. Zeke’s Gallery Poetry and music performances along with arts interviews recorded in a Montreal gallery. Moving Images: September 11 Videos … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/10/18/new-collections-this-month/
From The Archive
Sep 12, 2006
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Please try out our bookmark explorer http://www.archive.org/bookmarks-explore.php A personal bookmark can be set on any details page and then seen on your own bookmarks page: http://www.archive.org/bookmarks.php You can see other people’s bookmarks… for instance here is mine: http://www.archive.org/bookmarks/brewster Enjoy. -brewster
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/09/12/bookmark-explorer/
From The Archive
Sep 8, 2006
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Sorry for the disruption in late august, but we believe we are over the pain of it. -brewster
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/09/08/datacenter-moved-and-settled/
From The Archive
Aug 22, 2006
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We are consolidating our San Francisco datacenters today, August 22nd, so we apologize for the disruption you will experience. We expect services to be mostly whole by the end of today, and stragglers by the end of tomorrow. -brewster
Topics: Announcements, Technical
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/08/22/aug-22nd-datacenter-move/
From The Archive
Aug 21, 2006
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There is a new Grateful Dead distribution policy announced here: http://www.archive.org/about/faqs.php#245 -brewster
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/08/21/dead-update/
From The Archive
Feb 19, 2006
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A new feature allows people to explore the music movie and book collections on the Internet Archive using other patron’s bookmarks. http://www.archive.org/bookmarks-explore.php A personal bookmark can be set on any details page and then seen on your own bookmarks page: … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2006/02/19/bookmark-explorer-2/
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The Internet Archive and many individual contributors worked together to put together a comprehensive list of websites to create a historical record of the devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina and the massive relief effort which followed. This collection has over … Continue reading →
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/11/28/katrina-web-archive-launches-over-25-million-pages-text-searchable/
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The web team at Internet Archive launched the public website Archive-it that allows users to create, manage and search their own web archives through a web interface. The service as been developed, in particular, for memory institutions and state archives. … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Archive-It
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/11/15/web-archive-on-demand-service-for-libraries-launched/
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Tonight we launched our bookscanning initiative and presented a vision of an Open Library. At the event, Microsoft Network (MSN) joined the Open Content Alliance and committed to kick off their support by funding the digitization of 150,000 books in … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/11/08/bookscanning-launch-and-vision-of-an-open-library/
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A group of edu, org, com and gov organizations are announcing an Open Content system in the tradition of Open Source software. The Internet Archive is a participant and administering the group. Please take a look at: http://www.opencontentalliance.org -brewster
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/10/02/open-content-alliance-call-for-participation/
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The Internet Archive, a non-profit digital library, needs help in finding URL’s of sites and blogs that contain documents of this major disaster. Please submit links to sites and pages that should be saved for future research (below). We have … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/09/26/please-help-us-archive-the-katrinarita-disaster/
From The Archive
Mar 25, 2005
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Libraries have been traditional homes of the literary “orphans” (works whose owners are hard to find). The Internet Archive and Prelinger Archives have filed suit to be able to continue this role into the digital age. The copyright office asked … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/03/25/copyright-law-and-orphans-suggested-solution/
From The Archive
Feb 8, 2005
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Through an outpouring of good work of bands, tapers, and fans, we have hit a major milestone: 20,000 live music concert recordings are being freely shared and enjoyed. -brewster A cool report from Parker: I’d take special note of a … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Audio Archive, Live Music Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/02/08/20000-live-music-archive-concerts/
From The Archive
Jan 21, 2005
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The good folks at Stanford Center for Internet and Society has helped file the appeal of Kahle v. Ashcroft. This suit is about “orphan works”, or works that are so out of print that often the publisher can not be … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, Books Archive
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2005/01/21/orphan-works-lawsuit-appeal-filed/
From The Archive
Dec 15, 2004
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International Libraries and the Internet Archive collaborate to build Open-Access Text Archives Today, a number of International libraries have committed to putting their digitized books in open-access archives, starting with one at the Internet Archive. This approach will ensure permanent … Continue reading →
Topics: Announcements, News
Source: https://blog.archive.org/2004/12/15/open-access-text-archives/