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Internet Archive Global Events

Archive-It Partner Since: Feb, 2006

Organization Type: Other Institutions

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These collections of global events have been created by the Archive-It team in conjunction with curators and subject matter experts from institutions around the world.

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Jasmine Revolution - Tunisia 2011

Archived since: Jan, 2011


This collection consists of websites documenting the revolution in Tunisia in 2011. Our partners at Library of Congress and Bibliothèque Nationale de France have contributed websites for this collection, and the sites are primarily in French and Arabic with some in English.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events,  Blogs & Social Media ,  Government - National

North Africa & the Middle East 2011-2013

Archived since: Jan, 2011


This collection documents the events in Northern Africa and the Middle East starting in January 2011. Content includes blogs, social media and news sites about Egypt, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and other countries. Countries separated by site groups (scroll down the page to see all of them). Archived content is in Arabic, English, and French.

Subject:   Spontaneous Events Government,  Blogs & Social Media ,  North Africa Middle East blogs social media

SOPA Blackout

Archived since: Jan, 2012


A collection on the January 2012 web blackout in protest of the SOPA and PIPA legislation being considered by the US Congress. Sites include those participating in the black out as well as commentary and news surrounding the event. Thanks to Library of Congress and other colleagues for Url submissions.

Subject:   Blogs & Social Media ,  Government - US Federal Spontaneous Events

Total Solar Eclipse 2017

Archived since: Aug, 2017


A collection of news, social media, and information on the solar eclipse occuring on August 23, 2017. This eclipse is notable that a wide range of the United States was in view of its totality.

Subject:   Science & Health Society & Culture,  Blogs & Social Media

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