[Air-L] Library of Congress Acquires Entire (Public) Twitter Archive

Michael Zimmer zimmerm at uwm.edu
Wed Apr 14 15:13:40 PDT 2010


For those who haven't already seen the news, the Library of Congress announced today that they are acquiring the entire archive of public Twitter activity since March 2006:

Library of Congress Announcement:
  How Tweet It Is!: Library Acquires Entire Twitter Archive
  http://www.loc.gov/tweet/how-tweet-it-is.html

Twitter Announcement:
  Tweet Preservation
  http://blog.twitter.com/2010/04/tweet-preservation.html

And my initial probe of various open concerns:
  Open Questions about Library of Congress Archiving Twitter Streams
  http://michaelzimmer.org/2010/04/14/open-questions-about-library-of-congress-archiving-twitter-streams/




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Michael Zimmer, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies
Associate, Center for Information Policy Research
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
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