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Community Audio
collection
2,164,118
ITEMS
2.2B
VIEWS
by Community Audio
collection
eye 2.2B
You are invited to view or upload audios to the Community collection. These thousands of recordings were all contributed by Archive users and community members. Please select a Creative Commons License during upload so that others will know what they may (or may not) do with with your audio. Click here to contribute your audio! Browse by style: Blues, Country, Electronic, Experimental, Hiphop, Indie, Jazz, Rock, Spoken Word.
Live Music Archive
collection
159,332
ITEMS
1.4B
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.4B
Browse: all artists · this day in history · average review rating · number reviews · date reviewed · number views etree.org is a community committed to providing the highest quality live concerts in a lossless, downloadable format. The Internet Archive has teamed up with etree.org to preserve and archive as many live concerts as possible for current and future generations to enjoy. All music in this Collection is from trade-friendly artists and is strictly non-commercial, both for access...
Topic: Live Music
Community Video
collection
549,616
ITEMS
1.4B
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 1.4B
You are invited to view or upload your videos to the Community collection. These thousands of videos were contributed by Archive users and community members. These videos are available for free download. Please select a Creative Commons License during upload so that others will know what they may (or may not) do with with your video. Click here to upload your video!
Topic: Moving Images
American Libraries
collection
2,319,830
ITEMS
986.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 986.8M
The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.
The LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection
collection
9,540
ITEMS
489.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 489.4M
LibriVox - founded in 2005 - is a community of volunteers from all over the world who record public domain texts: poetry, short stories, whole books, even dramatic works, in many different languages. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain in the USA and available as free downloads on the internet. If you are not in the USA, please check your country's copyright law before downloading. Please visit the LibriVox website where you can search for books that interest you. You can search or...
Electric Sheep
collection
424
ITEMS
486.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 486.5M
Electric Sheep is a distributed computing project for animating and evolving fractal flames, which are in turn distributed to the networked computers, which display them as a screensaver. Process The process is transparent to the casual user, who can simply install the software as a screensaver. Alternatively, the user may become more involved with the project, manually creating a fractal flame file for upload to the server where it is rendered into a video file of the animated fractal flame....
Topic: electric sheep
Community Texts
collection
522,020
ITEMS
478.1M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 478.1M
These books are books contributed by the community. Click here to contribute your book! For more information and how-to please see archive.org/about/faqs.php#Texts_and_Books Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded Community Afrikaans Texts Community Arabic Texts Community Basque Texts Community Bulgarian Texts Community Catalan Texts Community Chinese Texts Community Croatian Texts Community Czech...
Topic: Texts
Community Media
collection
221,829
ITEMS
330.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 330.5M
A collection of media donated by individuals to the Internet Archive.
Canadian Libraries
collection
522,741
ITEMS
304.3M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive Canada
collection
eye 304.3M
Welcome to the Canadian Libraries page. The Toronto scanning centre was established in 2004 on the campus of the University of Toronto. From it's humble beginnings, Internet Archive Canada has worked with well over 50 institutions, in providing their unique material(s) with open access and sharing these collections the world over. From the Archives of the Sisters of Service to the University of Alberta, IAC has digitized approximately 522,741 unique and special collections. Many...
Topic: Texts
Community Spirituality and Religion
collection
104,356
ITEMS
236.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 236.5M
These religion and spirituality videos were contributed by Archive users.
Netlabels
collection
63,304
ITEMS
193.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 193.2M
Welcome to the Netlabels collection at the Internet Archive. This collection hosts complete, freely downloadable/streamable, often Creative Commons-licensed catalogs of 'virtual record labels'. These 'netlabels' are non-profit, community-built entities dedicated to providing high quality, non-commercial, freely distributable MP3/OGG-format music for online download in a multitude of genres. Styles include: melodic electronica (e.g. Observatory Online, Please Do Something ) minimal house (e.g....
( 1 reviews )
Community Arabic Texts
collection
81,181
ITEMS
188.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 188.1M
User-uploaded texts with language code "Arabic" or "ara" (MARC code for Arabic language items)Uploaders, please note: Archive.org supports metadata about items in just about any language so long as the characters are UTF8 encoded.
University of Toronto - Robarts Library
collection
210,595
ITEMS
174.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 174.8M
The John P. Robarts Research Library, commonly referred to as Robarts Library, is the main humanities and social sciences library of the University of Toronto Libraries and the largest individual library in the university. Opened in 1973 and named for John Robarts, the 17th Premier of Ontario, the library contains more than 4.5 million bookform items, 4.1 million microform items and 740,000 other items. The library building is one of the most significant examples of brutalist architecture in...
Prelinger Archives
collection
5,029
ITEMS
162.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 162.6M
View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 by Rick Prelinger in New York City. Over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films. In 2002, the film collection was acquired by the Library of Congress, Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Prelinger Archives remains in existence, holding approximately 11,000 digitized and videotape...
California Digital Library
collection
191,916
ITEMS
154.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 154.9M
The California Digital Library supports the assembly and creative use of the world's scholarship and knowledge for the University of California libraries and the communities they serve. In addition, the CDL provides tools that support the construction of online information services for research, teaching, and learning, including services that enable the UC libraries to effectively share their materials and provide greater access to digital content.
Feature Films
collection
4,559
ITEMS
116.6M
VIEWS
by Internet Archive
collection
eye 116.6M
Feature films, shorts, silent films and trailers are available for viewing and downloading. Enjoy! View a list of all the Feature Films sorted by popularity. Do you want to post a feature film? First, figure out if it's in the Public Domain. Read this FAQ about determining if something is PD. If you're still not sure, post a question to the forum below with as much information about the movie as possible. One of our users might have relevant information.
Topic: Moving Images
Internet Arcade
collection
590
ITEMS
115.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 115.1M
The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package. Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.   The game collection ranges from early "bronze-age" videogames, with black and white screens and simple sounds, through to large-scale...
Grateful Dead
collection
10,552
ITEMS
108.7M
VIEWS
by Grateful Dead
collection
eye 108.7M
Browse: this just in · stream only (SBD) shows · downloadable (AUD) shows · this day in history · average review rating · number reviews · date reviewed · number views · search forums Created in 2004 this collection consists of both audience and soundboard recordings. It is not uncommon to find multiple versions of the same show. For more information please see the FAQ. The Grateful Dead collection is not currently open to public uploads. Search Shows: Downloadable Shows - usually...
Topic: grateful dead, jam, rock, jerry garcia
Speed Runs
collection
3,808
ITEMS
96M
VIEWS
collection
eye 96M
Speed running (trying to complete a videogame in the fastest time possible) is almost as old as gaming itself. At least, it's almost as old as games that have a definite end point or staging points, since speedrunning a game with infinitely repeating levels is Sisyphean. This collection hosts downloadable movie files documenting the swiftest possible way to complete videogames such as Quake, Metroid, Zelda and many others. The videos come from Speed Demos Archive, TASvideos, and other sources....
Topic: video games
Biodiversity Heritage Library
collection
121,459
ITEMS
78.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 78.8M
Inspiring discovery through free access to biodiversity knowledge. | The Biodiversity Heritage Library improves research methodology by collaboratively making biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community. BHL also serves as the foundational literature component of the Encyclopedia of Life . The Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) is a consortium of natural history and botanical libraries that cooperate to digitize the legacy literature of...
Iraq War: Non-English Language Videos
collection
36,281
ITEMS
76.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 76.5M
This collection contains user-submitted videos that are primarily from Middle Eastern sources. The Internet Archive has not reviewed these videos for content, but we have included them here in order to preserve as complete a record as possible of the worldwide views concerning current events in the Middle East. Caution: These videos may not be appropriate for all users. These items have not been reviewed for content. Some items contain images of graphic violence, or appear to explicitly...
European Libraries
collection
423,796
ITEMS
69M
VIEWS
collection
eye 69M
Scanned books from various European Libraries.
Old Time Radio
collection
2,541
ITEMS
68.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 68.8M
You are invited to listen to and download Old Time Radio shows here! Browse by: number views · average review rating · number reviews · date reviewed · date archived · topic
Television Archive
collection
1,055,155
ITEMS
66.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 66.9M
Files pulled from TV News Archive for research and educational purposes.
( 1 reviews )
The Iraq War Collection
collection
36,525
ITEMS
61.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 61.7M
A compilation of videos from Internet Archive users about the Iraq War and the issues and events surrounding it are collected here. See a Tag Cloud for the Iraq War collection.
Topic: iraq war
Television Archive News Search Service
collection
1,000,287
ITEMS
59.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 59.2M
Items included in the Television News search service. Part of TV News Archive.
Universal Library
collection
108,151
ITEMS
58.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 58.6M
The Universal Library Project, sometimes called the Million Books Project, was pioneered by Jaime Carbonell, Raj Reddy, Michael Shamos, Gloriana St Clair, and Robert Thibadeau of Carnegie Mellon University. The Governments of India, China, and Egypt are helping fund this effort through scanning facilities and personnel. The Internet Archive has contributed 100k books from the Kansas City Public Library along with servers to India. The Indian government scanned the appropriate books. The...
The Library of Congress
collection
145,962
ITEMS
48.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 48.9M
Texts from The Library of Congress. The Library of Congress, the nation's oldest federal cultural institution, is the world's preeminent reservoir of knowledge, providing unparalleled integrated resources to Congress and the American people. Founded in 1800, the Library seeks to further human understanding and wisdom by providing access to knowledge through its magnificent collections, which bring to bear the world's knowledge in almost all of the world's languages and America's private sector...
The Boston Library Consortium
collection
79,132
ITEMS
47.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 47.9M
Books from the Boston Library Consortium. See a Tag Cloud for the Boston Library Consortium collection.
Microfilm
collection
155,728
ITEMS
44.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 44.2M
Take a picture, it will last longer As books become old and begin to fall apart, librarians depend on microform to preserve their content for the future. Tiny photographs on long strips of film (microfilm) or small cards of film (microfiche) are all that remain of hundreds of thousands of documents that have disintegrated over the last century. While microfilm is perfect for storing and protecting this material, it is a does not allow for much access. In following its mission to provide...