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Disappearing Information

Disappearing Information

Digital information is easy to make public and equally easy to erase. The sites on this page archive web pages for future generations. You'll also find tools that allow you to archive pages you think should be saved.

How to Find Lost News

How to Find Lost News
  • Internet Archive: Wayback Machine
    The Internet Archive is a nonprofit digital library that archives web pages. To use its Wayback Machine, enter the URL of the site you are looking for. It will search for that address and display the page, if it is available.
  • The Memory Hole
    The Memory Hole saves important documents from being taken offline and digitizes information that previously was only available in print.
  • Data Refuge
    DataRefuge archives federal data and supports climate and environmental research and advocacy.

How to Preserve Digital Information

How to Preserve Digital Information
  • Internet Archive: Wayback Machine
    You can add to the Internet Archive by copying and pasting the URL of the web page you would like to save.
  • Perma.cc
    Developed by the Harvard Law School Library, Perma.cc archives web pages and makes them easily retrievable
     

Source for Lost News

Content on this page has been used  from the fantastic San Jose State University Fake News subject guide

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