Join us in Vancouver! Democracy’s Library in Conversation with Brewster Kahle

Internet Archive founder and Digital Librarian Brewster Kahle will be discussing the Democracy’s Library initiative to create free, open, and sustainable access to government research and publications. As part of its effort to support the creation and improvement of open-source software and open protocols for a decentralized web, the Filecoin Foundation has awarded a grant … Continue reading Join us in Vancouver! Democracy’s Library in Conversation with Brewster Kahle

Internet Archive Canada Celebrates the Launch of Democracy’s Library

“Access is the key to understanding. And understanding is the underpinning of democracy.” Leslie Weir, the Librarian and Archivist of Canada, was a featured guest speaker at the Democracy’s Library launch – an initiative to create a free, open collection of government data. Her words were an inspiration, as she deftly outlined some of the … Continue reading Internet Archive Canada Celebrates the Launch of Democracy’s Library

Join Internet Archive and Internet Archive Canada for Library Leaders Forum 2022

This year we will gather virtually and in-person for Library Leaders Forum (LLF). Join us on October 12, 2022 from 1-3 pm ET/ 10am-noon PT for a series of conversations exploring issues related to digital ownership and the future of library collections. Sign up at Eventbrite. Read more about this event and others like Empowering … Continue reading Join Internet Archive and Internet Archive Canada for Library Leaders Forum 2022

Internet Archive Canada Welcomes Loren Fantin as Special Projects & Strategic Initiatives Lead

Internet Archive Canada is pleased to share that Loren Fantin has joined our team starting September 6, 2022. Loren comes to Internet Archive Canada after many successful years leading OurDigitalWorld as Executive Director. We have admired her grassroots leadership and passion for making cultural heritage accessible – while working with her on initiatives such as … Continue reading Internet Archive Canada Welcomes Loren Fantin as Special Projects & Strategic Initiatives Lead

Community Webs Accepting Applications from Canadian Organizations

The Internet Archive’s Community Webs program is now accepting applications from Canadian public libraries, community archives and other community-focused memory organizations. Community Webs empowers its members to build web and digital archives documenting local histories, with an emphasis on communities that have typically been underrepresented in the historic record. Members of the program receive free … Continue reading Community Webs Accepting Applications from Canadian Organizations

50+ Librarians and Archivists Come Together at Canadian Web & Digital Archiving Meetup

by the Community Programs team Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for our Web & Digital Archiving Meetup at Internet Archive Canada’s new headquarters in Vancouver. More than 50 librarians and archivists from BC and beyond came together to discuss their web and digital archiving experiences and to brainstorm paths for the … Continue reading 50+ Librarians and Archivists Come Together at Canadian Web & Digital Archiving Meetup

Internet Archive Canada Opens New Vancouver Headquarters

Thursday, June 16th, 2022 – 330 West Pender St. Vancouver, BC 6:30 PM – 10:30 The Internet Archive Canada is excited to open the doors to its new Vancouver Headquarters this Spring and Celebrate the 16th Year of the Internet Archive Canada. In timing with the Association of Canadian Archivists 2022 Conference, IAC is opening … Continue reading Internet Archive Canada Opens New Vancouver Headquarters

Join us at the Canadian Web and Digital Archiving Meetup

We will be hosting a Web and Digital Archiving Meetup at our new Canadian headquarters in Vancouver on June 14th. Coinciding with the Association of Canadian Archivists Conference, the event will feature presentations, lightning talks and time for discussion and networking. We also plan to have a tour of our new space, as well as … Continue reading Join us at the Canadian Web and Digital Archiving Meetup