Universal Access to All Knowledge

The Internet Archive is a 501(c)(3) non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library. Its purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Founded in 1996 and located in San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others. In late 1999, the organization started to grow to include more well-rounded collections. Now the Internet Archive includes: texts, audio, moving images, and software as well as archived web pages in our collections, and provides specialized services for adaptive reading and information access for the blind and other persons with disabilities.

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Internet Archive 2017 Projects

  • abhidas17695
    Addition of advanced features to the existing Google Chrome extension of the Wayback Machine
    The 5 advanced features added to the Chrome extension of the Wayback Machine are focused on users who wish to research the history of the web . The...
  • Rakesh N Chinta
    Internet Archive GSOC Project Proposal
    This project focuses on "Building a Chrome extension for the Way Back Machine, Adding new feature for the way back machine's chrome extension." The...