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  • 2004 U.S. Federal Agency Web Harvest - A harvest of Federal Agency public web sites as they existed prior to January 20, 2005.
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  • Archive-It.org - A subscription service from the Internet Archive, which allows institutions to build, manage and search their own web archive. Includes the sites of universities, libraries, and special interest collections of websites.
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  • The European Archive - Digital library of cultural artifacts in digital form. The collection includes public information films, recordings and Web harvest of political related and government websites.
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  • Ghost Sites - Long running online "museum" provides screenshots of defunct sites.
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  • Google Groups - Searchable archive of more than 700 million Usenet postings from a period of more than 20 years.
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  • The Internet Archive - Nonprofit organisation established to preserve Web sites by taking regular "snapshots". The Wayback Machine provides links to older versions of a webpage. There are special collections, for example on Web pioneers.
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  • MINERVA: Mapping the INternet Electronic Resources Virtual Archive - Library of Congress Web Archiving Project aims to collect and preserve Web sites useful in serving the current or future informational needs of Congress and researchers.
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  • Pandora Archive - Australia's Web archive, established initially by the National Library of Australia, and now built in collaboration with nine other Australian libraries and cultural collecting organisations.
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  • Searchenginewatch.com - It's Tough to Get a Good Date with a Search Engine - Article by Gary Price and Genie Tyburski. Explores the question of "what is a date on the web?" and notes that a searcher may be misled by the results of searches restricted by date.
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  • Textfiles - Contains information gathered from BBS's in the early days of the Internet.
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  • UK Web Archiving Consortium - Creating an archive of culturally significant UK websites.
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  • Web Design Timeline - Ten years of web design in an archive.
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  • WebCite - On-demand archiving system for web pages, usable for generating permanent references. Information about the service; archiving and search forms.
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  • First Monday: Internet Time and the Reliability of Search Engines - Journal article by Paul Wouters, Iina Hellsten, and Loet Leydesdorff. Examines the consequences and implications of internet search engines continuously reconstructing the past by updating their indices. (October 04, 2004)
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  • The Register: Archive.org Suffers Fahrenheit 911 Memory Loss - Opinion piece by Ashlee Vance about how archive.org doesn't permanently save material the way most people believe it does. (July 09, 2004)
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  • The Register: Britain's Web Presence to be Saved - Announcement of the creation of the UK Web Archiving Consortium (UKWAC). (June 24, 2004)
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  • The Register: The Web as Historical Record - Essay by Peter Abrahams pointing out "one of the weaknesses of most search engines and the Web itself: you cannot sort by date." (May 04, 2004)
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  • The Register: Google, the Only Archive We'll Ever Need? - Opinion piece by Andrew Orlowski. Points out that Google can't always index, retrieve and/or sort everything in useful ways, but its supporters are overlooking these major drawbacks to using it as an archive. (September 15, 2003)
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