Library to Archive Groundbreaking Social Network

May 2010
Library of Congress Information Bulletin;May2010, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p15
The article focuses on the Library of Congress's acquisition of tweets or microblogs on the Twitter social media service. The Library envisions posting selected content around topics or themes, similar to existing Veterans History Project presentations. The Library has been collecting materials from the web since it began gathering congressional and presidential campaign websites in 2000. The Library leads the congressionally mandated National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program www.digitalpreservation.gov.


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