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Internet Archive Book Images

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The Internet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, we provide free access to...

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An excellent resource for research and copyright-free images.

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Dr. Susan Bainbridge's curator insight, September 22, 2014 3:51 AM

Kalev Leetaru from Georgetown University has created this resource from millions of Flickr images.

Lorraine Elvire Wagenaar's curator insight, September 24, 2014 6:24 AM

voeg uw inzicht ...

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25 years of the World Wide Web: Where would you be without it?

25 years of the World Wide Web: Where would you be without it? | The Social Web | Scoop.it
Rebecca Gajecki remembers when she researched her school papers by going to the library and looking stuff up in books.

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Do you remember the days before you carried around the world in your pocket?

 

That would have been before Tim Berners-Lee, a British computer scientist, submitted his proposal for what became the Web back in March of 1989. The Web turned 25 years old this week and it's hard to imagine an invention or process that has changed our lives as much in recent history, impacting everything from political movements to our love lives.

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Alison D. Gilbert's curator insight, March 22, 2014 4:51 PM

For one thing, I hated going to the library. So I am much happier having all the information in books (and more) right at my finger tips, all the time.