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View Resource The Museum of E-Failure

The Museum of E-Failure bears witness to the dot.bomb phenomenon, presenting the last images of the front pages of failed Websites. Steve Baldwin, who maintains the site, explains, "It is my hope that these screenshots may serve as a reminder of the glory, folly, and historically unique design sensibilities of the Web's Great Gilded Age (1995-2001)." The sites are arranged in a long list, with...
View Resource Closed Guide Relocation Directory and Assistance Links

As some of our readers may know, has discontinued more than 300 of its sites, sites that functioned as guides to particular topics, maintained by individuals. This page is designed to help editors relocate their pages and users find the pages that have moved.
View Resource Internet Archive Wayback Machine

The Internet Archive is the "parent" site for two sites previously reviewed in the Scout Report, Election 2000 (see the July 13, 2001 Scout Report) and (see the October 19, 2001 Scout Report). The Archive has been cataloging Webpages since its inception in 1996, and for their fifth anniversary has opened the archive to the public by launching their "Wayback Machine." To...
View Resource Internet Archive: Moving Images Archive

Since 1996, the Internet Archive has been crawling the web and caching various incarnations of thousands of websites for a variety of reasons, not the least among them the fact that this great archive offers a valuable perspective on the history of the Internet. While most people are content to look at old versions of various websites, the creative people at the Internet Archive have also created...
View Resource Enrico Fermi and the Nuclear Chain Reaction

On December 2, 1942, the first self-sustaining nuclear reaction took place under the squash courts at the University of Chicago. At the helm of this momentous occasion was noted physicist Enrico Fermi. It was a tremendous event and this website pays tribute to his work and legacy. Crafted by librarian Andrea Twiss-Brooks at the University of Chicago, the site contains primary documents related to...

View Resource Walter B. Wriston Archives

Walter Wriston was a well-known banker, former chairman of Citicorp, and expert on commercial banking. Born in 1919, he worked at the company for almost 40 years, helping the bank develop their first credit card while also finding time to serve as the chairman of President Reagan's Economic Policy Advisory Board. After he passed away in 2005 his family donated his papers to Tufts University. Their...