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Montana State Library Adopts the Internet Archive As Its Institutional Repository

Internet Archive Blog – “The Montana State Library (MSL) has just completed moving 3,070 born-digital state publications from OCLC’s CONTENTdm to the Internet Archive. This is a key piece of the Montana State Library’s institutional repository for state publications now hosted by the Internet Archive (IA). “

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Federal wage subsidy plan running out of cash:

SF Chron – “Several dozen workers at a book-scanning factory in San Francisco are among 3,500 city residents who are earning paychecks today thanks to a federal wage subsidy that will expire Sept. 30 unless Congress puts an additional $2.5 billion into the program.”

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Millions of books get digitized for the disabled

USA Today – “For those who are blind, dyslexic or have diseases like multiple sclerosis and have difficulty turning book pages, reading the latest best seller just got easier. Brewster Kahle, a digital librarian and founder of a virtual library called the Internet Archive, has launched a worldwide campaign to double the number of books available for print-disabled people.”

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A field trip to the Internet Archive

Washington Post – “Many people think of the Internet Archive only as the home of the Wayback Machine, the site that lets you see what pages looked like years ago. But the archive is also of the real world, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that makes its home in a former church in the Richmond neighborhood here. Archive founder Brewster Kahle took an hour to show me around the place and talk about its work — an increasing amount of which has little to do with old Web pages.”

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