May 22, 2022

Internet Archive/Archive-It Continues Building Boston Marathon Bombing Web Archive

The Internet Archive (IA) and their wonderful Archive-It service is continuing to build and make searchable a collection of materials/news reports/social media about the Boston Marathon Bombing.

In Their Own Words:

This collection is comprised of contributions from curators and subject matter experts; and includes news articles, blogs, social media sites, and organizational websites related to the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing and its after effects.

The Boston Marathon Bombing web archive is available here.

Finally, pages included in the archive are full text searchable (unlike pages made accessible via the IA’s Wayback Machine).

See Also: Other Web Archives that Focus on “Spontaneous Events”
103 collections are listed.

See Also: More Than 1900 Collections of Archived Web Content
These are public collections utilizing Archive-It.

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.