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Date Archived
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University of Massachusetts Amherst Libraries
collection
14,530
ITEMS
8.1M
VIEWS
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Books digitized by the Internet Archive for the University of Massachusetts Libraries.
University of Michigan Books
collection
209,139
ITEMS
4.8M
VIEWS
collection
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Book from the collections of The University of Michigan.
Cornell University Library
collection
76,247
ITEMS
66.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 66.8M
The originals of these books are in the Cornell University Library . The majority were digitized in 2008 with funding by Microsoft Corporation. Scanning was performed by Kirtas Technologies; OCR was performed by, and derivative formats created by, the Internet Archive. Other digitizing projects followed, adding to this collection. One such project included books and journals in the life sciences and natural history for the purposes of being added to the Biodiversity Heritage Library or...
Microfilm
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174,921
ITEMS
69.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 69.3M
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...