Category Archives: News

Internet Archive TV News Lab: Introducing Face-O-Matic, experimental Slack alert system tracking Trump & congressional leaders on TV news

Working with Matroid, a California-based start up specializing in identifying people and objects in images and video, the Internet Archive’s TV News Archive today releases Face-O-Matic, an experimental public service that alerts users via a Slack app whenever the faces … Continue reading

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IMLS Grant to Advance Web Archiving in Public Libraries

We are excited to announce that the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has recently awarded our Archive-It service a Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grant from its Continuing Education in Curating Collections program for the project Community Webs: … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Donald Trump Jr makes “email” popular on TV again

This week the term “email” took on a new meaning in the annals of political controversy, President Donald Trump traveled to Poland, and the Senate continued to struggle with health care reform. Email back on TV following Trump Jr.’s release … Continue reading

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Net Neutrality Day of Action is Tomorrow, July 12!

Tomorrow, the Internet Archive will join with a huge list of Internet companies and organizations to protest the FCC Chair’s stated intentions to do away with net neutrality protections established by prior Commissioners. Among other actions, the Archive will be … Continue reading

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How to play and play with thousands of digitized 78rpm records

There are over 50k uploaded recordings from 78’s from users, and there are now 10’s of thousands of high-bitrate unrestored transfers of 78’s that are part of the Great 78 Project. With this many, it gets hard to find things … Continue reading

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TV News Record: Focus on North Korea

By Katie Dahl and Nancy Watzman Following the U.S. government’s confirmation that North Korea had successfully fired an intercontinental ballistic missile, we focus on statements by public officials and pundits on the nuclear threat from the Korean Peninsula, including some … Continue reading

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78rpm Records from KUSF: Getting Ready for Digitization

by B. George, Music Curator and Director of the ARChive of Contemporary Music It’s the 4th of July and we’re celebrating in Richmond, California where we just finished repacking and sorting the legendary KUSF archive – 22 pallets full, maybe 60,000 … Continue reading

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K-12 Web Archivists Capture History in the Making

by Sylvie Rollason-Cass, Web Archivist, Archive-It This year marked the 9th season of the K-12 web archiving program. Students from 11 schools around the country worked together to think critically about information on the web and to select websites to … Continue reading

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Knight Prototype Fund winners use TV News Archive to fight misinformation

We are delighted to report that two of  20 winners recently announced Knight Prototype Fund’s $1 million challenge to combat misinformation will directly draw on the TV News Archive. One of these is the Bad Idea Factory’s “Glorious ContextuBot.” Let’s say you come across a … Continue reading

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Connect with Internet Archive at ALA 2017—Chicago

Come meet Internet Archive Founder, Brewster Kahle and Director of Partnerships, Wendy Hanamura at ALA Annual 2017 in Chicago. Saturday, June 24 10:30-11:30 a.m.  Making your library a digital library by 2020 Where:  McCormick Place W194b Who:     Brewster Kahle, … Continue reading

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