Dogeared and the Internet Archive
archetype at 20ants.com
Fri Jul 30 17:23:07 EDT 2004
Keep in mind that the Internet Archive is built for maximum storage and not
maximum speed. Retrieval is sometimes quite slow, so be patient.
At 11:29 PM 7/29/2004, GORDON NEAVILL wrote:
>I'm saddened to learn of the forthcoming disappearance of
>Dogeared.com, which has been an extraordinary resource for
>Modern Library collectors and has done a great deal to
>inform and guide all of us interested the collecting Modern
>Library books. I'm grateful to Scot Kamins for the years
>of "slave labor" he put in to create and develop the site,
>and wish him well in his future endeavors.
>Dogeared may no longer be an active website, but thanks to
>the Internet Archive the information we have come to rely on
>will not cease to be available. This extraordinary project
>has been systematically archiving websites since 1996 and
>currently consists of 30 billion web pages -- including, I'm
>happy to report, Dogeared.com. In fact, the Internet
>Archive allows you to see what websites looked like at
>frequent intervals, almost like reading back issues of a
>newspaper. You can follow the evolution of Dogeared.com
>(and just about any other site you can think of) from 1996
>to the present. If you go to http://www.archive.org and
>search for dogeared.com you will find 64 downloads of the
>website, beginning with one download in 1996 and eighteen in
>2003. Scot's efforts and those of collectors who
>contributed to the site will remain part of the historical
>You don't need to download material from Dogeared over the
>next month; it will remain accessible on the Internet
>Gordon B. Neavill
>Library and Information Science Program
>Wayne State University
>Detroit, MI 48202
>aa3401 at wayne.edu
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