Links to other web archives

A range of organisations archive websites, each with particular strengths. This page summarises those with a British interest and suggests others further afield.

UK Interest

UK Web Archive

  • The site you are viewing now
  • Collections are from 2004 onwards
  • Sites reflect the rich diversity of lives and interests throughout the UK
  • Access by Title, Full Text and URL and browse by Special Collection, Subject and Title
  • Members of the public can nominate sites to be included

Several of the individual contributors have policies on the kinds of website they are collecting, including:

Internet Memory Foundation

  • Collects a selection of European domain sites, including UK central government for the The National Archives
  • Access is by browse, URL and full text search

Internet Archive

  • US body
  • Has been archiving in many countries since 1996
  • Includes many UK websites, though not always in depth
  • Search is by URL

The National Archive

  • Samples of UK central government websites from c.2000 onwards, collected by European Archive
  • Search is by URL or browse named Collections

Further afield

A select list of web archives from across the world.

Australia

Canada

Denmark

  • Netarchive.dk

    Access for researchers only, with prior permission from the Danish Data Protection Agency.

Europe

  • Internet Memory Foundation

    Collects a selection of European domain sites, including UK central government for the The National Archives

Finland

France

New Zealand

Portugal

Singapore

United States of America