Category Archives: Announcements

Wondering what to do with your Cryptocurrency Windfall? Donations accepted here!

This week, as you’ve watched your Bitcoin Cash and Bitcoin rise and fall and rise again, perhaps you’ve been wondering:  how can I put my cryptocurrencies to good use?  Should I buy a new car or yacht?  Plow it into … Continue reading

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Hewlett Foundation Commissions New Work by DJ Spooky & Internet Archive

We are honored to announce that the Internet Archive and artists Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) and Greg Niemeyer have been awarded one of the first Hewlett 50 Art Commissions to support the creation of “Sonic Web”—an acoustic portrait … Continue reading

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TV News Record: With indictment, chyrons & captions get a graphic workout

A biweekly round up on what’s happening at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman Fox News downplayed Mueller indictment, according to NYT editorial chyron analysis In the most intensive use the Internet Archive’s Third Eye data to date, … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Third Eye goes to Trump press conference

A weekly round up on what’s happening and what we’re seeing at the TV News Archive by Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman. Additional research by Robin Chin. All three major U.S. cable news networks covered President Donald Trump’s impromptu press conference … Continue reading

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The 20th Century Time Machine

by Nancy Watzman & Katie Dahl With the turn of a dial, some flashing lights, and the requisite puff of fog, emcees Tracey Jaquith, TV Architect, and Jason Scott, Free Range Archivist, cranked up the Internet Archive 20th Century Time … Continue reading

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Syncing Catalogs with thousands of Libraries in 120 Countries through OCLC

We are pleased to announce that the Internet Archive and OCLC have agreed to synchronize the metadata describing our digital books with OCLC’s WorldCat. WorldCat is a union catalog that itemizes the collections of thousands of libraries in more than … Continue reading

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Boston Public Library’s Sound Archives Coming to the Internet Archive for Preservation & Public Access

Today, the Boston Public Library announced the transfer of significant holdings from its Sound Archives Collection to the Internet Archive, which will digitize, preserve and make these recordings accessible to the public. The Boston Public Library (BPL) sound collection includes … Continue reading

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Books from 1923 to 1941 Now Liberated!

[press: boingboing] The Internet Archive is now leveraging a little known, and perhaps never used, provision of US copyright law, Section 108h, which allows libraries to scan and make available materials published 1923 to 1941 if they are not being … Continue reading

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Internet Archive’s Annual Bash this Wednesday! — Get your tickets now before we run out!

UPDATE: Tickets for the 20th Century Time Machine are officially Sold Out! If you would like to join our waitlist, we’ll release tickets as they become available and let you know via email. Click here to join the waitlist — … Continue reading

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History is happening, and we’re not just watching

Which recent hurricane got the least amount of attention from TV news broadcasters? Irma Maria Harvey Thomas Jefferson said, “Government that governs least governs best.” True False Mitch McConnell shows up most on which cable TV news channel? CNN Fox … Continue reading

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