Category Archives: Image Archive

archive.org download counts of collections of items updates and fixes

Every month, we look over the total download counts for all public items at archive.org.  We sum item counts into their collections.  At year end 2014, we found various source reliability issues, as well as overcounting for “top collections” and … Continue reading

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Trovebox adds support for Archive.org storage

Photo storage and organization service Trovebox announced today that they added support for storing your photos at archive.org.  Or as they put it:     Check out their announcement.  We’re excited to host their patrons’ photos and keep them safe.

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Archive-It Team Encourages Your Contributions To The “Occupy Movement” Collection

Since September 17th, 2011 when protesters descended on Wall Street, set up tents, and refused to move until their voices were heard, an impassioned plea for economic and social equality has manifested itself in similar protests and demonstrations around the … Continue reading

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The Awesomeness of Yosemite

Just back from a stay in Yosemite Valley. Just awesome…as it always has been. So of course I came back and had to check on some of the history and other interesting information about the valley at the Archive. There’s … Continue reading

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NASA on The Commons

From nasaimages.org, a service of Internet Archive: Internet Archive, NASA, and Flickr are together launching NASA on The Commons, a new way to view and interact with photos from NASA. NASA on The Commons invites the public to contribute information … Continue reading

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New NASA Images Guest Showcase: June Lockhart

From NASA Images: NASA Images is proud to welcome June Lockhart to the Guest Showcase line-up in June Lockhart: The NASA Diaries. June has been involved with NASA for years.  She has attended shuttle launches, opened the Kids Space Museum … Continue reading

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NASA Images selected as one of MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2010

From NASA Images blog: NASA Images has been selected as one of the MARS Best Free Reference Web Sites of 2010, an annual series initiated under the auspices of the Machine-Assisted Reference Section (MARS) of the Reference and User Services … Continue reading

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New Firefox addons for Internet Archive and NASA Images Search

We’ve developed two more Firefox addons to making searching easier and direct to the sites: NASA Images Search addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/156140/ Internet Archive Search addon: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/155131/ -Jeff Kaplan

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"Houston, we’ve had a problem"

The now famous words spoken by Jim Lovell in 1970 in the ill-fated Apollo 13 flight. There was a reunion of astronauts and control crew to celebrate the 40th anniversary. NASAimages has many great photos and video from the flight. … Continue reading

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NASA partners with Internet Archive to archive digital imagery

From Jon Hornstein at Internet Archive’s NASA images: NASA gave a nice shout-out to the Internet Archive for helping them address their Open Government Initiative requirements. http://www.nasa.gov/open/plan/records-management.html Here’s a couple of choice quotes . . . “. . . (the … Continue reading

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