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National Emergency Library Provides Free Access to 1.4 Million Books Online

National Emergency Library Provides Free Access to 1.4 Million Books Online

Book lovers, rejoice! The prolific Internet Archive—a digital archive of sites, media, and cultural artifacts for free public consumption—has recently unveiled the National Emergency Library. In an
Over 100,000 Vinyl Records Are Being Digitized for Anyone to Listen to Online

Over 100,000 Vinyl Records Are Being Digitized for Anyone to Listen to Online

Looking to the past can help foster greater appreciation for a variety of subjects, including music. And as it happens, vinyl records are experiencing a resurgence of appreciation among music lovers
Your internet data is disappearing—but you can still save it

Your internet data is disappearing—but you can still save it

MySpace users were recently shocked to learn that the company lost 50 million user files.

The Internet Archive will host 490,000 music tracks 'lost' by MySpace

When MySpace announced that it had "accidentally" (and there are question marks around that) lost 12 years of content last month, former users were devastated to learn that many of their audio files
Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

When it comes to their stuff, people often have a hard time letting go. When the object of their obsession are rooms full of old clothes or newspapers, it can be unhealthy—even dangerous. But what
Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

When it comes to their stuff, people often have a hard time letting go. When the object of their obsession are rooms full of old clothes or newspapers, it can be unhealthy—even dangerous. But what
Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

When it comes to their stuff, people often have a hard time letting go. When the object of their obsession are rooms full of old clothes or newspapers, it can be unhealthy—even dangerous. But what
Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

Delete Never: The Digital Hoarders Who Collect Tumblrs, Medieval Manuscripts, and Terabytes of Text Files

When it comes to their stuff, people often have a hard time letting go. When the object of their obsession are rooms full of old clothes or newspapers, it can be unhealthy—even dangerous. But what
When the Internet Archive Forgets

When the Internet Archive Forgets

On the internet, there are certain institutions we have come to rely on daily to keep truth from becoming nebulous or elastic. Not necessarily in the way that something stupid like Verrit aspired to,
When the Internet Archive Forgets

When the Internet Archive Forgets

On the internet, there are certain institutions we have come to rely on daily to keep truth from becoming nebulous or elastic. Not necessarily in the way that something stupid like Verrit aspired to,
When the Internet Archive Forgets

When the Internet Archive Forgets

On the internet, there are certain institutions we have come to rely on daily to keep truth from becoming nebulous or elastic. Not necessarily in the way that something stupid like Verrit aspired to,