Author Archives: John Gonzalez

Documentation for Public APIs at the Internet Archive

Internet Archive is well-known for our interactive user services.  These include the Wayback Machine, the archive.org website, and OpenLibrary.  Less well known are the programmatic, or API (Application Program Interface) tools that can allow users and computer programs to access … Continue reading

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Internet Archive expands access to millions of books for people with disabilities

Now, disabled users that are certified by a growing number of organizations can borrow hundreds of thousands of modern books and download mostly older books all for free. Individuals that are already a qualified user of  NLS-BARD, Bookshare, or Ontario … Continue reading

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20,000 Hard Drives on a Mission

The mission of the Internet Archive is “Universal Access to All Knowledge.” The knowledge we archive is represented as digital data. We often get questions related to “How much data does Internet Archive actually keep?” and “How do you store … Continue reading

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