Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Remembering September 11, 2001

As we remember the events that took place ten years ago, we here at the Archives offer these resources to help in your understanding of the tragedy as it unfolded, as well as the consequences that are still being felt to this day.

Internet Archives - Understanding 9/11

Understanding 9/11 offers users over 3000 hours of news video content from 20 international television news channels that aired during the week of 9/11-9/17/2001. The site also provides interactive timelines and analysis. One can also find archived copies of news outlet websites from 2001 on the site as well.

September 11 Digital Archive

The September 11 Digital Archive was a joint project of the American Social History Project at the City University of New York Graduate Center and the Center for History and New Media at George Mason University and funded by a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. In 2003 the collection was accepted by the Library of Congress, insuring its long term preservation. It includes some 150,000 digital objects including 40,000 emails, 40,000 first-hand accounts, and 15,000 digital images.

Open Library - September 11 2001 Terrorist Attacks, 2001 (subject page)

The Open Library site provides descriptions and links to physical and ebook content to provide context to the events and circumstances that lead to the September 11, 2001 attacks and their aftermath.

National September 11 Memorial and Museum Interactive Timeline

The new National September 11 Memorial and Museum will be officially dedicated and opened on the anniversary date this Sunday. Its website offers users an interactive timeline with audio/visual content from the permanent collection highlighting events that took place between 5:45 AM and 8:30 PM Eastern Time on September 11, 2001.

The News-Gazette - 9/11 Anniversary

Locally, the News-Gazette website has tagged all of its September 11 Anniversary stories and provided a single link to give easy access to their content.

LINC Catalog - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

Resources available in local libraries listed in the LINC catalog system.

Local History Online - September 11 Terrorist Attacks, 2001

Our own Local History Online index records for articles relating to the events surrounding the attacks.

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