List of video, audio, and some other online archives
This is a quick list of archives I’ve come across over time. Feel free to suggest other internet archives in the comments section, so that I can try to keep this post as useful and helpful as possible.
The various archives listed contain podcasts, stock film, documentaries, shorts, recited poetry, experimental music and sound, lectures, etc. I tried to include only sites that have archives of materials as opposed to shows I like.
- UbuWeb: an excellent collection of video, audio, etc.
- Internet Archive: stock footage, documentaries, etc.
- Public Moving Image Archives and Research Centers: A listing of archives by region/country, assembled by US Library of Congress.
- LibriVox: audio books, free, from the public domain.
- huffduffer: a podcast aggregator.
- Sound Transit: archive of field recordings from around the world… with phonographic communities are building audio maps of cities.
- Lost and Found Sounds by the Kitchen Sisters: archive of audio clips.
- Backdoor Broadcasting Company: archive of webcast audio.
- Center for Social Theory and Comparative History Seminar Series: audio lectures.
- Resistance Mp3: audio of presentations by speakers from a broad spectrum of ‘the left’.
- UC Berkeley Library Social Activism Sound Recording Project – Black Panther Party: source media about the Black Panthers.
- Modernist Journals Project: to produce digital editions of culturally significant English language magazines from around the early 20th century.
- Internet Library of Early Journals: to digitise substantial runs of 18th and 19th century journals.
- Project Gutenberg: free ebooks.
- ebooks@Adelaide: free ebooks.
- Planet eBook: free ebooks.
- PDF Planet: free ebooks.
- Europa Film Treasures: a digitized film archive (Europe).
- Open Images: a digitized film archive (Europe).
- National Film Board: a digitized film archive (Canada).
- Video Active: a collection of television programmes and stills from audiovisual archives across Europe.
- London Transit Museum: London transit film collection.
- Russian Archives Online: archive of Russian images, sound, film.
- mosfilm: collection of contemporary Russian films.
- World Digital Library: significant primary materials from countries and cultures around the world.