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    Afghanistan Web Archive Collection Period: July 2, 2009 to December 8, 2010. The Afghanistan Web Archive is comprised primarily of websites produced by the Afghan government, specifically the executive branch. Also included are a selection of sites from statistical reporting agencies, banking institutions, universities, U.S. Embassy and critical NGOs supporting democratic and human rights initiatives. The date range of the collection overlaps with the country's presidential (2009)...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. African and Middle Eastern Division
    • Date: 2009

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    Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive Collection Period: November 29, 2011 to ongoing. Brazilian chapbooks, known as literatura de cordel, are typically sold at street fairs, where the pamphlets are hung by string (cordel in Portuguese). They are a grassroots form of communication whose purpose is both education and entertainment. Cordel pamphlets serve the community by alerting them to health concerns such as dengue fever. They provide entertainment in the...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Hispanic Division - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2011

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    Brazilian Presidential Election 2010 Web Archive Collection Period: September 2010 to January 2011. The Brazilian elections were held October 3, 2010. The president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, was not allowed by law to run for another term, as he had already served two terms. So there was great interest in whether voters supported Lula's candidate (his current Chief of Staff), the candidate of the major opposition party, or even...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010

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    Burma/Myanmar General Election 2010 Web Archive Collection Period: May 2010 to January 2011. The November 7, 2010 Burma/Myanmar elections provided for under the 2008 constitution were watched by the world as critical to a government seeking broader legitimacy in the road to democracy. Most governments, including the United States, criticized the elections as not meeting international standards of free and fair elections. Two main parties contested: the Union Solidarity and...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010

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    Crisis in Darfur 2006 Web Archive Collection Period: February 20, 2006 to December 5, 2006. Described by the United Nations as the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, the current conflict in Sudan’s western region of Darfur began in early 2003, when rebels attacked government targets and then expanded to the widespread killing of civilians and the destruction of villages. These attacks have led to more than two million people being displaced...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2006

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    Egypt 2008 Web Archive Collection Period: April 12, 2008 to May 31, 2008. In 2008 Egypt witnessed a remarkable experience rich in political and democratic practices, and the sites captured back then should be revisited in the context of current events. In Spring 2008 the April 6 Youth Movement, an Egyptian activist group established in to support the workers in an industrial town, appeared in local politics as...
    • Date: 2008

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    Federal Courts Web Archive Collection Period: April 9, 2014 to ongoing. The Federal Courts Web Archive provides unique resources for scholars and others conducting retrospective research into the work of the federal judiciary. This collection includes the websites of the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Courts of Appeals, U.S. District Courts, and U.S. Bankruptcy Courts. This collection also includes the sites of the federal judiciary’s specialty courts, including the...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Law Library - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2014

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    Foreign Law Web Archive Collection Period: June 20, 2016 to ongoing. The Foreign Law Web Archive is a collection of foreign legal materials, including gazettes and judicial sites. Many foreign legal materials are now posted online, with some jurisdictions dispensing with a print publication entirely. Certain jurisdictions' legal materials are challenging to acquire or considered at-risk of disappearing from the web. The Law Library of Congress is now...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Law Library
    • Date: 2016

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    General News on the Internet Web Archive Collection Period: June 2014 to ongoing. The General News on the Internet Web Archive contains general news sites with a focus on stories of national interest for all audience levels. The collection contains born-digital publications and publications that were once only available in print and are now only available online. Given the dynamic nature of the 24-hour news cycle of today, these archives are...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Serial & Government Publications Division
    • Date: 2014

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    Indian General Election 2009 Web Archive Collection Period: April 9, 2009 to June 29, 2009. This collection of websites documents the 2009 Indian General Elections. As the world’s most populated democratic nation with the largest number of eligible voters, India’s political landscape encompasses an electorate comprised of 44 major linguistic groups and over 61 officially recognized political parties at the national and state level. To constitute the 15th Lok Sabha...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2012

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    Indonesian General Election 2009 Web Archive Collection Period: March 10, 2009 to October 21, 2009. This collection of websites documents the Indonesian general elections held in 2009. The collection covers three separate rounds of elections during that year - the parliamentary election held in April, the first round of the presidential election held in April followed by the second/final round of the presidential election in September. As the third most...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009

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    International Tribunals Web Archive Collection Period: June 13, 2014 to ongoing. The “International Tribunals Archive”( ITA) is an archive organized and managed by the Library of Congress with the purpose of digitally storing relevant websites hosting information about the most important international tribunals created since World War II.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Law Library - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2014

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    Iraq War 2003 Web Archive Collection Period: March 13, 2003 to June 16, 2003 and December 31, 2004 to July 21, 2009. On March 20, 2003, the United States began military action against Iraq for the stated purpose of deposing Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein and preventing his use of suspected nuclear weapons (weapons of mass destruction). British, Australian, Polish, and Danish forces participated in the invasion. U.S. led forces...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2008

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    Laotian General Election 2011 Web Archive Collection Period: June 2011 to November 2011. Laos, one of the world’s few remaining communist regimes, holds general elections for the National Assembly every five years. Parliamentary Election and Presidential Election were held on April 30, 2011 and June 2011. The elections are significant political events in Laos reflecting the activeness of the Lao population in exercising their democratic right to elect their representatives...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2011

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    Legal Blawgs Web Archive Collection Period: March 1, 2007 to ongoing. This is a selective collection of authoritative sites (associated with American Bar Association approved law schools, research institutes, think tanks, and other expertise-based organizations) that contain unique, born digital content. These blogs contain journal-style entries, articles and essays, discussions, and comments on emerging legal issues, national and international. Additional sites are selected incrementally.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Law Library
    • Date: 2008

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    Legislative Branch Web Archive Collection Period: September 1, 2001 to ongoing. The Legislative Branch Web Archive includes a variety of website created by Congressional groups and agencies that fall within the legislative branch. This includes website created by Congress for specific topics or bills, websites for congressional groups including majority and minority offices, Architect of the Capitol, Government Publishing Office and the Library of Congress. While some Library...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress. Law Library - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2001

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    Manuscript Division Web Archive Collection Period: March 30, 2006 to December 2, 2006 and January 1, 2009 to Present (ongoing archive). The Manuscript Division Web Archive includes principally websites of organizations with which the Division has an existing relationship. Although diverse in content, they fall into several broad categories. First, there are sites for non-governmental, voluntary organizations, including civil rights and political advocacy groups whose records the division...
    • Contributor: National Council of Jewish Women - American Studies Association - Sigmund Freud Copyrights (Firm) - Society of Woman Geographers - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund - Sigmund Freud Archives - Library of Congress - Ameen Rihani Organization - Sigmund Freud Museum (Vienna, Austria) - National Consumers' League ... National Council of Jewish Women - American Studies Association - Sigmund Freud Copyrights (Firm) - Society of Woman Geographers - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund - Sigmund Freud Archives - Library of Congress - Ameen Rihani Organization - Sigmund Freud Museum (Vienna, Austria) - National Consumers' League - Phi Beta Kappa - Center for International Private Enterprise - Dr. Frederick A. Cook Society - National Democratic Institute for International Affairs - Macdowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.) - League of Women Voters (U.S.) - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit - Navy League of the United States - American Council of Learned Societies - Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training - National Coalition for History - Solidarity Center (Afl-Cio) - National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (U.S.) - National Endowment for Democracy (U.S.) - Civil Rights Coalition for the 21st Century - American Historical Association - American Society of Landscape Architects - National Urban League - Freud Museum (London, England) - Streit Council for a Union of Democracies
    • Date: 2008

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    Papal Transition 2005 Web Archive Collection Period: April 5, 2005 to November 30, 2005. On April 2, 2005, Pope John Paul II died at the age of 84; seventeen days later, on April 19, 2005, Pope Benedict XVI was elected the 265th pope of the Roman Catholic Church. The death of a presiding pope of the Catholic Church is an event that affects more than one billion Catholics worldwide...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2008

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    Philippine General Election 2010 Web Archive Collection Period: March 2010 to May 2010. The Philippines held its first national-level elections during the American period in 1907; the first presidential elections were held in 1935. The primary parties participating in the May 10, 2010 were Liberal Party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), Lakas-Kampi, National People’s Coalition (NPC), Bangon Pilipinas, Bagumbayan, Ang Kapatiran Party, along with independent. The crowded field of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010

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    Public Policy Topics Web Archive Collection Period: January 2009 to ongoing. This collection is a selection of web sites containing different viewpoints on a variety of American public policy topics. The sites in the collection were produced by domestic and some foreign political groups, community and religious organizations, advocacy groups, foreign and domestic news sources, independent organizations and some government agencies. The Public Policy Topics Web Archive is an...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009

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    Science Blogs Web Archive Collection Period: January 1, 2013 to ongoing The Science Blogs Web Archive provides resources for scholars and others conducting research on science writing, research, teaching and communication, as well as scientific discourse in the United States. Science blogs are online journals or diaries and thus enhance the Library’s analog collection of science periodicals and manuscripts by providing content that reflects observations and understanding of...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Science, Technology, and Business Division
    • Date: 2013

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    September 11, 2001 Web Archive Collection Period: Collection Period: September 11, 2001 to December 1, 2001 and September 9, 2002 to September 23, 2002 The September 11, 2001 Web Archive preserves the web expressions of individuals, groups, the press and institutions in the United States and from around the world in the aftermath of the attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. The selected websites are comprised...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Pew Internet & American Life Project - Internet Archive (Firm) - Webarchivist.org (Organization)
    • Date: 2004

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    Small Press Expo Comic and Comic Art Web Archive Collection Period: August 9, 2011 to ongoing. The Small Press Expo (SPX) is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit created in 1994 to promote artists and publishers who produce independent comics. SPX hosts an annual festival that provides a forum for artists, writers and publishers of comic art in its various forms to present to the public comic art not accessible through normal commercial channels. The...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Serial & Government Publications Division - Small Press Expo - Small Press Expo Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011

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    Sri Lankan Presidential and General Elections 2010 Web Archive Collection Period: December 2009 to September 2010. After three decades of ethnic war, the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) were defeated under President Rajapaksa and the United People’s Freedom Alliance’s (UPFA) government. In November 2009, President Rajapaksa completed four years in office. One presidential term in Sri Lanka is six years, yet presidential elections can be held after the completion of four years...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2009

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    Thai General Election 2011 Web Archive Collection Period: June 2011 to December 2011. Following months of political unrest and division led by the United Front for Democracy Against Dictatorship (UDD or "Red Shirts"), Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva announced dissolution of parliament with general elections on July 3, 2011.The populist party, Pheu Thai Party, won in a landslide electing its leader, Yingluck Shinawatra, Thailand's first female Prime Minister and sister to...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress

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