Internet Archive: Most 20th Century Books Unavailable to Internet Users – We Can Fix That

Internet Archive: Most 20th Century Books Unavailable to Internet Users – We Can Fix That. “The books of the 20th century are largely not online. They are mostly not available from even the biggest booksellers. And, libraries who have collected hard copies of these books have not been able to deliver them in a cost-efficient, simple, digital form to their patrons. The way libraries could fill that gap is to adopt and deliver a controlled digital lending service. The Internet Archive is trying to do its part but needs others to join in.”

Internet Archive: Internet Archive Partners with University of Edinburgh to Provide Historical Web Data Supporting Machine Translation

Internet Archive: Internet Archive Partners with University of Edinburgh to Provide Historical Web Data Supporting Machine Translation. “The Internet Archive will provide portions of its web archive to the University of Edinburgh to support the School of Informatics’ work building open data and tools for advancing machine translation, especially for low-resource languages. Machine translation is the process of automatically converting text in one language to another.”

The Internet Archive: Please Donate 78rpm Records to the Internet Archive’s Great 78 Project

The Internet Archive: Please Donate 78rpm Records to the Internet Archive’s Great 78 Project. “Good news: we have funding to preserve at least another 250,000 sides of 78rpm records, and we are looking for donations to digitize and physically preserve. We try to do a good job of digitizing and hosting the recordings and then thousands of people listen, learn, and enjoy these fabulous recordings.”

Internet Archive Blog: The IA Client – The Swiss Army Knife of Internet Archive

Internet Archive Blog: The IA Client – The Swiss Army Knife of Internet Archive. “As someone who’s uploaded hundreds of thousands of items to the Internet Archive’s stacks and who has probably done a few million transactions with the materials over the years, I just ‘know’ about the Internet Archive python client, and if you’re someone who wants to interact with the site as a power user (or were looking for an excuse to), it’ll help you to know about it too.”

Search Engine Journal: How to Use Archived Versions of Websites for SEO Troubleshooting

Search Engine Journal: How to Use Archived Versions of Websites for SEO Troubleshooting . What a great article idea. “Whenever I am working on a project that involves a steep change in traffic either for my core site or a competitors, one of the first places I will look the cached pages before and after the changes in traffic. Even if you aren’t doing forensic analysis on a site, just having access to a site’s changelog can be a valuable tool.”

Internet Archive: 71,716 video tapes in 12,094 days

Internet Archive: 71,716 video tapes in 12,094 days. “On November 4, 1979 Marion Stokes began systematically video taping television news and continued for more than 33 years, until the day she died. The Internet Archive is now home to the unique 71k+ video cassette collection and is endeavoring to help make sure it is digitized and made available online to everyone, forever, for free.”