Category Archives: Announcements

Working to Keep Positive Copyright Provisions in Canada

We have said previously that Canada is doing a relatively good job of achieving the appropriate balance in its laws between user rights and the rights of authors and publishers. The Internet Archive joined the Internet Archive Canada today in … Continue reading

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Stories that Move Us

I have always been a storyteller. It’s how I make sense of the world and share what I value most. And it’s why I have come to love December. Because during this month, when we ask our community to support … Continue reading

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Archiving as Activism: Environmental Justice in the Trump Era

By the Environmental Data & Governance Initiative In November 2016, the U.S. elected a new president who had sworn to roll back important environmental protections, dismantle the EPA, and who had once called climate change a “hoax.” In the context of … Continue reading

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DJ Spooky’s QUANTOPIA: THE EVOLUTION OF THE INTERNET

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We live in a world that is full of algorithms. We have an unconscious relationship to code and numbers. Even creativity is now quantified by data. — DJ Spooky The Internet Archive is pleased to announce that tickets are now on sale for … Continue reading

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Join us for A Grand Re-Opening of the Public Domain

  It’s time to celebrate!  For the first time in decades, new creative works such as Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 silent film, “The Ten Commandments,” Kahlil Gibran’s classic “The Prophet,” and Virginia Woolf’s third novel, “Jacob’s Room,” will enter the … Continue reading

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Wasted: A case study for controlled digital lending

The recent nomination and appointment of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court offered a timely opportunity to demonstrate how controlled digital lending can be used by libraries to circulate digital copies of books that are out of print or … Continue reading

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6th Annual Aaron Swartz Day & International Hackathon at the Internet Archive – Nov. 10-11, 2018

Calling all internet hactivists! The Internet Archive is hosting a two day celebration of Aaron Swartz to provide a yearly showcase of the many projects started by Aaron before his death. Aaron Swartz’s work focused on civic awareness and activism and … Continue reading

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Bread and Puppet Theater: The Basic Bye-bye Show

On October 27, 2018 The Internet Archive presented The Basic Bye-bye Show by the Bread and Puppet Theater.  The Basic Bye-bye Show is a series of quiet object fantasies in black, white, and grey inside a small fabric stage printed with … Continue reading

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Decades of music celebrating Audiovisual Heritage

In honor of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (October 27) we’d like to take you on a brief tour through seven decades of digitized music and audio recordings from 1900 through 1970.  We’ve been working to digitize 78rpm discs for the … Continue reading

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Bread and Puppet Theater: The Basic Bye-bye Show

[Now done, some pictures from the event] The Internet Archive is proud to present a show by the Bread and Puppet Theater on Saturday October 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  The Basic Bye-bye Show is a series of quiet object fantasies … Continue reading

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