January 19, 2021

Take a Look Around The Internet Archive’s Physical Home in San Francisco

From a Guest Blog Post on ScientificAmerican.com:

A heavily rusted cast iron ring sits on a bookshelf inside a neoclassical church a few blocks north of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park.

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And the ethos at 300 Funston Avenue makes the visitor acutely aware both of the physical nature of data and the need for a public space around its preservation. The building is a place where both the bricks of data and the bytes of books come to life.

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About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) 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 Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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