AI @ IA : Research in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence rocking your boat? Join us October 12th to see how the Internet Archive is using AI to build new capabilities into our library, and how students and scholars all over the world use the Archive’s’ petabytes of data to inform their own research. This year’s event is hybrid. We will be celebrating in-person at […]

Book Talk: Sparks IN-PERSON

Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join author Ian Johnson for an IN-PERSON discussion about his book, "Sparks: China's Underground Historians and their Battle for the Future." This event will be held IN-PERSON at the Internet Archive, 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco. A recording of this event can be found here: https://archive.org/details/ian-johnson-sparks-book-talk Register now

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Book Talk: The Internet Con

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Join us for a virtual book talk with author Cory Doctorow about THE INTERNET CON, the disassembly manual we need to take back our internet. Register now

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Book Talk: Memory, Edited ONLINE

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Join historian Ted Widmer & author Abby Smith Rumsey for a virtual discussion about "Memory, Edited: Taking Liberties with History." Register Now

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Book Talk: Key Changes with Bill Rosenblatt & Howie Singer

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Join music librarian Kathleen DeLaurenti for a discussion with authors Bill Rosenblatt & Howie Singer about their new book, Key Changes, covering the top ten technological advances that have disrupted the music industry. Register now!

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Controlled Digital Lending New Projects Showcase

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Interested in what’s happening with the library practice of Controlled Digital Lending? Catch up on new projects & see how libraries are using CDL to reach their patrons in a webinar co-sponsored by Library Futures and the Internet Archive. REGISTER NOW!

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Book Talk: Pixels & Paintings

Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States

Join us for an IN-PERSON book talk with MARTIN RAUCHBAUER and author DAVID G. STORK about PIXELS & PAINTINGS, the pioneering presentation of computer-based image analysis of fine art, forging a dialog between art scholars and the computer vision community. Here is our recording of the talk: https://archive.org/details/david-stork-pixels-and-paintings-booktalk

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DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: Public Domain Day Film Remix Contest

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We are looking for filmmakers and artists of all levels to create and upload short films of 2–3 minutes to the Internet Archive to help us celebrate Public Domain Day at our celebrations on January 24 & January 25, 2024! CONTEST GUIDELINES

Public Domain Day Party in San Francisco! Celebrate 1928

Internet Archive 300 Funston Avenue, San Francisco, CA, United States

Step into a time capsule of creativity on January 24, 2024, at the Internet Archive, as we celebrate the release of new cultural treasures into the public domain. Join us for an unforgettable evening filled with period tunes, classic cocktails, and a cinematic journey into the past. These works, once bound by copyright restrictions, will […]

$15

Weird Tales from the Public Domain: Freeing Culture from Corporate Captivity

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The mouse that became Mickey will finally be free of his corporate captivity as the copyright term of the 1928 animated Disney film, Steamboat Willie, expires along with that of thousands of other cultural works on the first day of 2024. Join us for a virtual celebration at 10am PT / 1pm ET on January […]

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Book Talk: Wrong Way by Joanne McNeil

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Join us for a VIRTUAL book talk with author Joanne McNeil about her latest book, WRONG WAY, which examines the treacherous gaps between the working and middle classes wrought by the age of AI. McNeil will be in conversation with author Sarah Jaffe. WRONG WAY was named one of the best books of 2023 by the New Yorker and Esquire. It was the […]

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