[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

Twitter Announcement:
  Tweet Preservation

And my initial probe of various open concerns:
  Open Questions about Library of Congress Archiving Twitter Streams

Michael Zimmer, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies
Associate, Center for Information Policy Research
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
e: zimmerm at uwm.edu
w: www.michaelzimmer.org

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