national archives

Archive.org evolves with new website design, enhanced services

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 11, 2015 // 2 Comments

The granddaddy of internet public domain archives, Archive.org, has recently been upping its game after years in more or less the same venerable, trusty, but slightly fusty format. As announced, [...]

A national digital library endowment: How America’s billionaires could be modern Carnegies for real

By libertyc
February 11, 2013 // 0 Comments

Warren Buffett was on CBS Sunday Morning. The interviewer, Rebecca Jarvis, asked if he owned an iPhone. No. iPad? No. “He prefers books,” she said in an admiring way, “and reads avidly.” [...]

National Archives digitization tools now on GitHub

By libertyc
October 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

From NARAtions: Over the last year and a half, our Digitization Services Branch has developed a number of software applications to facilitate digitization workflows.  These applications have [...]

National Archives Online Public Access BETA Review

By libertyc
March 2, 2011 // 1 Comment

The National Archives has always been a great source of PDF and other non-fiction documents for my eBook reader.  Escape and Evasion reports, WPA guides, After-Action Reports, all of these have made [...]

US National Archives to put the Founders online

By libertyc
October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

From a NARA Announcement: The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), the grantmaking arm of the National Archives, is pleased to announce a cooperative agreement with The [...]

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