The Internet Archive is a huge resource, used by many students and researchers across Durham University (we suspect some without realising what a treasure trove they have stumbled upon). It provides immediate access to:
- almost 20 million digitised copies of pre-1923 books and texts.
- a 20+ year archive of over 300 billion web pages through the WayBackMachine
- Over 4 million audio recordings (including news broadcasts and live concerts)
- Over 1 million archived news broadcasts
- Around 3 million images
- And more…
But during the current Global Covid-19 Pandemic, their services for displaced scholars globally have temporarily removed a further barrier to access to one of their services…