Ed. Note: October 2019 is going down as one busy month at the Internet Archive. Last week we pointed out (links below) several new features and projects that IA had just announced.
Today, not only was The Wayback Machine listed as one of the Top 50 Most Important Web Sites of All Time (we 100% agree) but we’ve also learned in a blog post by Internet Archive Founder, Brewster Kahle, of a new project (now live) to help “weave” books into the Web.
From Kahle’s Blog Post:
The Internet Archive has transformed 130,000 references to books in Wikipedia into live links to 50,000 digitized Internet Archive books in several Wikipedia language editions including English, Greek, and Arabic.
And we are just getting started.
“What has been written in books over many centuries is critical to informing a generation of digital learners,” said Brewster Kahle, Digital Librarian of the Internet Archive. “We hope to connect readers with books by weaving books into the fabric of the web itself, starting with Wikipedia.”
Read the Complete Post, See How it Works