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Saving Climate Science data and government publications @internetarchive #DataRefuge

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The Internet Archive Is Moving to Canada

The Internet Archive, one of the most significant library and archiving projects of our modern digital world, is moving to Canada.  Adi Robertson reports in The Verge that the San Francisco-based Internet Archive is moving forward with plans to create

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New York Public Library Digitizes 137 Years of New York City Directories

The New York Public Library is currently working on digitizing 137 years of New York City Directories with plans to make the entire collection available online and text searchable. Directories spanning 1849/50 to 1923 have already been digitized, and directories spanning

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Can Twitter Fit Inside the Library of Congress?

Six years after announcing plans to archive Twitter, the Library of Congress continues to struggle in this unlikely partnership. As of today, there’s still no tweet archive and no set launch date. Instead, unprocessed tweets are saved to a server, collected but

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Beta Wayback Machine – Now with Site Search!

“There are others (archives of the Web), but the Wayback Machine is so much bigger than all of them that it’s very nearly true that if it’s not in the Wayback Machine it doesn’t exist.” –Jill Lepore, from “The Cobweb–Can

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How One Audio Archivist Works To Preserve Yellowstone’s Iconic Sounds

The Society of American Archivists’ Facebook page shared this article a few weeks back, and while it’s not quite related to what we’re covering in class right now I think it’s really interesting and raises some unique knowledge organization problems.

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Providing Universal Access to Modern Materials – and Living to Tell the Tale

Providing Universal Access to Modern Materials – and Living to Tell the Tale from CNI Video Channel on Vimeo. Brewster Kahle — Digital Librarian and Founder, Internet Archive Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Opening Plenary Session | Spring 2015 Membership Meeting

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