Wednesday, 15th August 2007
Archiving the Volunteer State Web: Archive-It and The Tennessee State Library and Archives
New Tennessee Archive-It Collections Hit the Web
The Internet Archive's Archive-It service continues to debut
new permanent archival collections of web pages and sites. Here are a few new ones since we posted our last update. This time the collections all began with the help of the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Here are a few of the many Tennessee collections.
+ Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is the Department of Energy?s largest science and energy laboratory. Managed since April 2000 by a partnership of the University of Tennessee and Battelle, ORNL was established in 1943 as a part of the secret Manhattan Project to pioneer a method for producing and separating plutonium.
+ Tennessee Valley Authority
TVA is the nation?s largest public power company, with 33,000 megawatts of dependable generating capacity. Through 158 locally owned distributors, TVA provides power to about 8.7 million residents of the Tennessee Valley.
UT Center for Business and Economic Research
CBER, a department within the College of Business Administration at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, conducts research on national and state economic trends for UT Knoxville, state agencies, and public and private organizations.
+ C.H. Nash Museum and Chucalissa
The C.H. Nash Museum and Chucalissa support diverse undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Memphis. The museum and its associated educational programs provide training opportunities for students in the Museum Studies Graduate Certificate Program.
+ Appalachian Regional Commission
The Appalachian Regional Commission is a federal-state partnership that works with the people of Appalachia to create opportunities for self-sustaining economic development and improved quality of life.
+ Film, Entertainment and Music Commission
The purpose of the Tennessee Film Entertainment & Music Commission is to promote and facilitate economic development of the film/music community through the recruitment of business; promoting Tennessee as a location in feature films, television productions, commercials, and other works...
+ The Tennessee Foreign Language Institute (TFLI)
An agency of the State of Tennessee established in 1986 by the General Assembly and dedicated to responsive public service, strives to facilitate intercultural communication through the provision of quality language instruction, translation and interpretation services, professional development for interpreters, translators and language instructors, and cultural awareness programs, which are designed to meet the needs of the state government and its employees, the business community, foreign language educators, and the public at large.
+ Institute of Egyptian Art and Archaeology
The Institute of Egyptian Art & Archaeology, founded in 1984, is a component of the Department of Art of The University of Memphis, in Memphis, Tennessee (USA), and is a Tennessee Center of Excellence.
National Parks Service-Tennessee
Most people know that the National Park Service cares for national parks, a network of nearly 400 natural, cultural and recreational sites across the nation. The treasures in this system - the first of its kind in the world - have been set aside by the American people to preserve, protect, and share, the legacies of this land.
+ Tennessee Institute of Public Health
The Tennessee Institute of Public Health will promote multi-sector activities resulting in measurable improvements of public health structures, systems, and outcomes.
+ Tennessee Economic Council on Women
The Economic Council on Women is a State agency created under TCA - 4-50-100, et seq. by the One Hundredth General Assembly in 1998 to address the economic needs of Tennessee women.
Tennessee Commission on Holocaust Education
Dedicated to furthering the cause of Holocaust education and remembrance.