Digital Preservation Data

Want to research datasets associated with the State Library’s digital initiatives? Want to learn how to access data associated with our digital collections and other projects? Instructions for our most common requests are below, but please contact if you have a specific request! We will assist you as best as we can in exploring the raw data behind our 10+ year old digital resources.

North Carolina State Government Web Site Archives and Access Program

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All WARC (Web Archiving file format) files from our Internet Archive / Archive-It web archive are available for download: Please note that these WARC files are not "cleaned" and require special software / a certain level of expertise in order to read and analyze. More information about WARC format:; More information about exploring Archive-It datasets:

North Carolina Digital Collections

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The North Carolina Digital Collections contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina. The Collections are free and full-text searchable, and bring together content from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina.

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