Major publishing houses, and some authors, accuse the open access platform of “piracy” and copyright infringement.
The documentary Recorder explores the life and work of Marion Stokes, who amassed the world’s largest independent TV archive without anyone noticing.
In 2019, thousands of artworks from 1923 entered the public domain. Speakers from Creative Commons, the Internet Archive, and other places share why this matters.
The Internet Archive has uploaded emulations of classic games to Handheld History, a free digital library, allowing for old-school experiences on modern computers.
The Maryland Institute College of Art’s Decker Library is digitizing rare audio from their cultural lecture archives, and offering them to stream on the Internet Archive.
When the first PC viruses appeared in the 1980s, they not only tampered with machine systems, but also filled the screens of home computers with technicolor text and flashy graphics or animations.
Soon over 200 exhibition websites for the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), going back to its first web experiments in 1995, will be totally archived, from their images to their code.
If you were in elementary school in the late 1980s or early 1990s, you might remember spending hours of free time playing MS-DOS computer games. Who could forget the thrill of shooting a bear on the Oregon Trail, or chasing down that crook Carmen Sandiego?
The Internet Archive, the non-profit behind the Wayback Machine and countless other digital resources, has just launched the Internet Arcade, a free online database of about 900 classic arcade games you can play in your browser.
Galileo and other troublemakers aside, science and religion didn’t have such a complete falling out until the 19th century.
The Internet Archive is using public domain digitization to offer an entryway into its over 500 years of historical texts already online.