Internet Archive: Worlds Largest Online Library

The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library offering free universal access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.

Part one features Brewster Kahle, founder of the Internet Archive and his colleagues Robert Miller, director of books, and Alexis Rossi, director of web collections. On a mission to create universal access to all knowledge, the Internet Archive’s staff have built the world’s largest online library, offering 10 petabytes in cultural material.

The video below includes a tour of the Internet Archive’s headquarters in San Francisco, the book scanning center, and the book storage facilities in Richmond, California.

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