Saturday, February 12, 2011

Wayback Machine Getting Better

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine, the wonderful research tool that captures earlier versions of web sites from as far back as 1996, has just released a new version in beta, with a simpler basic search page, faster navigation, and a cool "show all" feature for showing the dates and times that particular site was crawled (when a snapshot was taken) in each year. Internet expert Gary Price walks you through the new version in a recent article from Information Today. The beta has its own url:, where you can try it out and let them know what you think. The original "classic" Wayback Machine is still available at

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