- Knight Foundation Strengthens Support for Television News Research Service
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- Brewster Kahle to be Honored with 2013 Amer Lib Assoc LITA/Library Hi Tech Award
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Category Archives: News
The Internet Archive has filed a federal challenge to a new Washington State law that intends to make online service providers criminally liable for providing access to third parties’ offensive materials. There is a press release and an article about … Continue reading
Archivists ponder the Sun and Venus and look stylish.
Our fiber line is getting moved around tonight, Tuesday, 10PM California time till maybe 6AM Wednesday morning. We apologize, but archive.org, openlibrary.org, archive-it.org, Wayback Machine will all be offline during that time. -brewster
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
IE’s, then Firefox, chrome, safari (then a steep falloff before sub 1%). For those that like these sorts of stats . Browser Unique Percent Firefox 12.0 414 20.30% Chrome 19.0 345 16.92% IE 9.0 285 13.98% Safari 5.0 280 … Continue reading
“Many Libraries: As the world’s books go online, we must resist centralization” Technology Review, published by MIT
The Internet has put universal access to knowledge within our grasp. Now we need to put all of the world’s literature online. This is easier to do than it might seem, if we resist the impulse to centralize and build … Continue reading
Thank you for your willingness to invest in the future of publishing and readership. Libraries and publishers have a lot in common: we connect writers with readers which promotes literacy, scholarship, and citizenship. We want to buy more digital books … Continue reading
Brewster Kahle is featured in the April 2, 2012 edition of “People Magazine”. The Internet Archive Physical Archive is making news. Check it out at your local newstand!
Dear Patrons, Last Thursday we pushed out changes to drop the “www.” prefix from our urls so that we have the newer/shorter style urls start like: http://archive.org We intend to keep this change permanently. We know there will be a … Continue reading
Update: the Wayback Machine (minus about 3% of the data) is back up. We will work on that last bit next week. Yippie. ————————- Sorry for the interruption, but we are moving most of the petabytes of the Wayback Machine … Continue reading
Isn’t the web distributed now? No really, let me illustrate– ever IM your friend that is near you “Hey, wanna see a cool video? check out this URL”? Then they download the same video you just downloaded from the original … Continue reading
You want it, you got it! Happy 200th Mr. Charles Dickens. 1,345 books a few movies: Oliver Twist Scrooge A Christmas Carol 96 audio items
Standing room only for Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscape of San Francisco 6 at the Internet Archive last night. New films including “process plates” from studios brought a new sharpness to many of the films presented. Suggested donations was 5 … Continue reading
Rick Prelinger will be presenting his latest version of Lost Landscapes of San Francisco at the Internet Archive. Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial … Continue reading
San Francisco, CA – On January 18, 2012, Internet Archive joined the thousands of internet websites that went dark in protest of the proposed SOPA and PIPA legislation. 12 Hours Dark: Internet Archive vs. Censorship Hackers & Founders organized a … Continue reading
How to operate your brain This piece, featuring Timothy Leary, is from a series of video shorts produced by Retinalogic in the nineties. It seems more like the sixties than the nineties (perhaps that was the intention?), and it’s long … Continue reading
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
In the Suburbs (1957) A look at suburbia sponsored by Redbook: Here is a priceless view of the socio-economic conditions which led to what we now have to live with. — recommended by David Cox http://www.archive.org/details/IntheSub1957 Eiffel Tower You probably … Continue reading
Scrooge (1935) Ah, who conveys the holiday spirit better than Scrooge? This is the original English version, some fifteen minutes longer than the version edited for Americans with short attention span. http://www.archive.org/details/Scrooge1935 — recommended by Leslie Graham Little Master’s English-Telegu … Continue reading
The animal kingdom, arranged according to its organization, serving as a foundation for the natural history of animals : and an introduction to comparative anatomy (1834) Once upon a time, a time before learned scientists talked about string theory and … Continue reading