May 28, 2022

Video: An Interview with Brewster Kahle, Founder/Digital Librarian, Internet Archive

Last month at the 2019 Charleston Conference, Brewster Kahle, Founder and Digital Librarian, Internet Archive, was interviewed by Nancy Herther, Sociology/Anthropology Librarian, University of Minnesota and Courtney McAllister, Electronic Resources Librarian, Lillian Goldman Law Library, Yale University.

Topics Discussed Include:

  • Weaving Books into Wikipedia
  • The Decentralized Web
  • Acquisition of Better World Books
  • Controlled Digital Lending

More Video

A video recording of Brewster Kahle’s keynote presentation at the 2019 Charleston Conference is also available online. It’s embedded in this infoDOCKET post, “Better World Books is Now Owned by a Non-Profit Affiliated with the Internet Archive.”

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.