Category Archives: News

A field trip to the Internet Archive

Thanks to Rob Pegoraro for the very nice article that appeared Tuesday in the Washington Post. A snippet from the article: A field trip to the Internet Archive by Rob Pegoraro Many people think of the Internet Archive only as … 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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Community: A New Name for “Open Source” Collections

Internet Archive has changed the names of the Open Source Audio, Open Source Books, and Open Source Movies collections.  We have chosen to replace the term “Open Source” with “Community,” because we feel it better reflects the purpose of these … Continue reading

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An Old-fashioned Book Drive! Please help make the Open Library Book collection even bigger.

From Open Library: The Internet Archive has been scanning books for some years now, and we’re always looking for more. In addition to 1,000,000+ eBooks available to anyone available through Open Library, we’ve announced the release of modern books for … 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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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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Millions of documents from over 350k federal court cases now freely available

Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy, working with the Internet Archive and volunteers has launched RECAP, a project to make US Federal Court Documents available for no cost to the public. RECAP is a Firefox Internet browser extension that … Continue reading

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Two Million Free Texts Now Available

The Internet Archive is pleased to announce an important manuscript, Homiliary on Gospels from Easter to first Sunday of Advent, as the 2,000,000th free digital text. Internet Archive has been scanning books and making them available for researchers, historians, scholars, … Continue reading

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On Demand Book Service (ODBS) project at University of Toronto

I want to share this note I received from Internet Archive Canada regarding their ongoing project and a streaming presentation scheduled for March 29th: Reading in First Nations : Infrastructures, Access & Imagination “I just wanted to write a little … Continue reading

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Announcing the Open Library redesign

We’re very excited to announce the “soft launch” of our brand new Open Library site! This is version 1 of a reconstructed Open Library, and we’re going to keep it “soft” at a special URL until we’re sure it’s stable … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Free Music widget is back

After a brief hiatus the Internet Archive Free Music widget is back. Below is an image that is linked to widgetbox.com where you can get it. It has a continuous RSS feed of new live music as it arrives. And … Continue reading

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Internet Archive Salon at Gray Area Foundation For The Arts – Mar 03, 2010

Internet Archive Salon at Gray Area Foundation For The Arts  – Mar 03, 2010 http://www.gaffta.org/2010/02/24/internet-archive-salon-at-gray-area-foundation-for-the-arts The Internet Archive Salon hosted by Gray Area Foundation For The Arts will discuss the resources available at the Internet Archive, how artists and creative … Continue reading

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BloomEnergy, the Bloombox, Free Energy and Tesla

A hot topic on the heels of the 60 Minutes segment last night. Is the Bloombox the long sought solution to cheap clean energy? Is Mr. K.R. Sridhar the modern day Nicola Tesla? At the risk of boring you all I … Continue reading

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NASA Images iPhone app

From the NASA Images blog at http://nasaimages.wordpress.com/2009/11/04/nasa-images-iphone-app/ “Check out the free NASA Images iPhone App, a window to the content available on nasaimages.org. With the app you can access the entire NASA Images library from your iPhone along with the … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: Barbara Janis of the Presidio Trust

The Presidio Trust is a unique organization. It is a federal agency guiding the transformation of a former military post into a self-sufficient national park. The documents added to the Internet Archive record the steps in this evolution. The main … Continue reading

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