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The Internet Archive is easy to overlook until you need it.

For instance, they had the previously extinct, Red Hot Jazz Archive in
storage.  Syncopated Times is reviving it and restoring many of the links.

https://syncopatedtimes.com/red-hot-jazz-archive/

Dave R


On Sun, Nov 1, 2020 at 8:04 AM Charles Reinsch <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> According to the Internet Archive, they have over 483 billion pages
> archived and accessible through the "Wayback Machine". During times when
> institutions are not open for in-person access, the internet has become
> about the only way to get to digitized collections.  I use Firefox as my
> browser, but I am sure the Wayback Machine add-in/extension is available
> for other browsers as well.  With it installed, if your search engine
> returns a 404 (not found) error, it will automatically try the search in
> the Internet Archive.  That is how I found the archived NYPL pages.
>
> chuck
>
>
> On 11/1/2020 5:06 AM, Bob Kosovsky wrote:
> > In preparation for making the Mapleson Cylinders available on the web,
> > NYPL's digital team were reminded of that Dynaweb site which is over 20
> > years old.  As such there were many security flaws in the site so it had
> to
> > be taken down.  (There were never PDFs of the 72-page booklet as Acrobat
> > was still in its infancy when that site was created.)
> >
> > I can't give an estimate for when the recordings will be freely available
> > (the recordings will be those of the 1985 set, not new dubbings) but
> > presumably some form of the booklet will be available.
> >
> > Thanks Chuck for the reminder of the Internet Archive's site:
> >
> >
> https://web.archive.org/web/20200219184214/http://digilib.nypl.org:80/dynaweb/millennium/mapleson
> >
> >
> > Bob Kosovsky, Ph.D. -- Librarian, Rare Books and Manuscripts,
> > Music & Recorded Sound Division
> > The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts - Dorothy and Lewis
> B.
> > Cullman Center
> >
> > 40 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
> >
> > www.nypl.org
>
> --
> Charles Reinsch
> KRAB Archive: www.krabarchive.com
>


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