Collections with Archived Web Sites

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    Papal Transition 2005 Web Archive Collection Period: April 5th, 2005 to November 30th, 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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    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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    Timor Leste 2010-2011 Web Archive Collection Period: January 12, 2010 to February 16, 2011. The Timor Leste Web Archive is a selection of websites about the emergence of Timor Leste as an independent country following independence, declared in 2002. Many of the websites contain information about the move to independence, the struggle for self-determination, and post-independence developments.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2010

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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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    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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    Winter Olympic Games 2002 Web Archive Collection Period: February 8, 2002 to February 27, 2002. The 2002 Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City, Utah from February 8 through February 24, 2002. The Olympics are one of the most popular events on television worldwide. In addition to the hundreds of hours of broadcasts of sporting events and ceremonies, the Olympics generate extensive press coverage, particularly in countries that send ...
    • Date: 2002

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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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    September 11, 2001 Web Archive Collection Period: September 11, 2001 to December 1, 2001. 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 broadly of United States and non-United States government sites; press, ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Internet Archive (Firm) - Webarchivist.org (Organization) - Pew Internet & American Life Project
    • Date: 2004

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    United States Congressional Web Archive Collection Period: December 12, 2002 to ongoing. The United States Congressional Web Archive includes member websites of from the House of Representatives and Senate, from the end of the 107th Congress through the 112th Congress. Additional Congresses will be added in the future, as will committee websites, which are being archived monthly.
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2002

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Vietnamese General Election 2011 Web Archive Collection Period: July 2011 to December 2011. Elections in this single-party country provide opportunity to understand upcoming leaders and changes in overall development direction. The ruling Communist Party held its National Assembly elections on May 22, 2011. A few candidates who ran as independents were elected. The candidates elected to the National Assembly then elected the President on July 25, 2011. The entire 14-member ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress
    • Date: 2011

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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: Ameen Rihani Organization - American Council of Learned Societies - American Historical Association - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - American Society of Landscape Architects - American Studies Association - Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training - Center for International Private Enterprise - Civil Rights Coalition for the 21st Century - Dr. Frederick A. Cook Society ... Ameen Rihani Organization - American Council of Learned Societies - American Historical Association - American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - American Society of Landscape Architects - American Studies Association - Association for Diplomatic Studies and Training - Center for International Private Enterprise - Civil Rights Coalition for the 21st Century - Dr. Frederick A. Cook Society - Freud Museum (London, England) - Historical Society of the District of Columbia Circuit - League of Women Voters (U.S.) - Macdowell Colony (Peterborough, N.H.) - National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (U.S.) - National Coalition for History - National Consumers' League - National Council of Jewish Women - National Democratic Institute for International Affairs - National Endowment for Democracy (U.S.) - National Urban League - Navy League of the United States - Phi Beta Kappa - Sigmund Freud Archives - Sigmund Freud Copyrights (Firm) - Sigmund Freud Museum (Vienna, Austria) - Society of Woman Geographers - Solidarity Center (Afl-Cio) - Streit Council for a Union of Democracies - Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund - Library of Congress
    • Date: 2008

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    Visual Image Web Archive Collection Period: April 5th, 2006 to November 30th, 2006. Like books and magazines in the Library's general collections, this set of websites complements the original and historical visual material held in the Prints & Photographs Division. Included are sites for photographers and cartoonists represented in P&P (e.g., Kuper, Prokudin-Gorskii, Rogovin, and Telnaes). Also, websites for new digital image formats (e.g., Wrist photography, Reicholdarts cell ...
    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division
    • Date: 2008

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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 ...

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    Legal Blawgs Web Archive Collection Period: March 1, 2007 to Present (ongoing archive). 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.
    • Date: 2007

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    United States Elections Web Archive Scope: The United States Elections Web Archive includes sites archived weekly during the election seasons since 2000, documenting sites associated with the Presidential, Congressional, and gubernatorial elections. The campaign sites archived for the U.S. Elections typically include social media channels as well, in order to provide a fuller representation of how candidates presented themselves via the Internet to the electorate. In previous United States ...

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