The Internet Archive is best known for its historical library of the web, preserving more than 400 billion web pages dating back to 1996. This considerable volume, i.e., 19 petabytes, includes more than 600 million pages of digitized texts dating back more than 500 years. The Internet Archive has processed more than 2 million volumes from its digital archive and uploaded them onto Flickr, compiling more than 14 million high resolution images. Each image includes detailed descriptions, such as the subject tags of the book they came from and the text immediately surrounding it on the page.
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About the Author: Ellyssa
Ellyssa Valenti Kroski is the Director of Information Technology at the New York Law Institute as well as an award-winning editor and author of 60 books including Law Librarianship in the Digital Age for which she won the AALL's 2014 Joseph L. Andrews Legal Literature Award. Her ten-book technology series, The Tech Set won the ALA's Best Book in Library Literature Award in 2011. She is a librarian, an adjunct faculty member at Pratt Institute, and an international conference speaker.
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