Location of ImpactGlobal
Headquarters LocationSan Francisco, California, United States
Product PlatformsWeb, Hardware, Open Source
The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library founded in 1996 with the mission to provide “Universal access to all Knowledge.” The organization seeks to preserve the world’s cultural heritage and provide open access to knowledge in the digital era, supporting the work of historians, scholars, journalists, students, and the general public. Home of the Wayback Machine, the Archive’s digital collections include more than 26 petabytes of data: the books, films, tv, web pages, and software of our shared cultural heritage. Each day, 2-3 million visitors use or contribute to the Internet Archive, making it one of the world's 250 most popular sites. It creates new models for digital preservation by forging alliances with more than 500 libraries, universities, and archives around the world.