British Library Begins To Archive Digital World

Posted by admin on Apr 8, 2013

The British Library will on Friday begin to “harvest” the internet to preserve billions of web pages, blogs and e-books which appear on the UK web domain. The library hopes to document the entire domain, and could eventually build a database holding every public Tweet or Facebook page.

“If you want a picture of what life is like today in the UK you have to look at the web,” explained project leader Lucie Burgess.

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