|Digitizing Print Collections with the Internet Archive
Open and free online access, permanent storage, unlimited downloads and lifetime file management.
We can help digitize your collections in 4 simple steps:
|Non-destructive color scanning using our Scribe system at one of our scanning centers across the globe. Complete MARC records, Dublin Core & XML, just 10c per image.
||Create and upload high-quality JP2000 images; persistent identifiers, lifetime hosting of files, lifetime management of file system and file access.
||Create archival quality PDF files; run OCR across texts to allow "search inside" all books. Add to Internet Archive search engine; display via our open source Book Reader.
||In addition to permanent hosting on archive.org, your books will be integrated with Open Library, openlibrary.org, a page on the web for every book.
- 1,600,000 book online
- 150 million pages scanned
- 1,000 book scanned each day
- 20 scanning centers in 5 countries
- 3.5 petabytes of storage
- 8 Gb per second bandwidth
Library of Congress
The New York Public Library
The Getty Research Institute
University of California
University of Toronto
Biodiversity Heritage Library
Boston Library Consortium
Johns Hopkins University
Allen County Public Library
Massachusetts Institute of technology
State Library of Massachusetts
. . . and over 100 other Open Content Alliance partners
|Please contact Robert Miller, Director of Books at the Internet Archive: