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Treasures of Internet Folklife, archived and showcased for the general public.

  • Stories - The folk stories of the internet, with some sprawling epics.
  • Art - Online, even the most obscure artist can reach dedicated fans anywhere.
  • Music - The Internet has revived many music movements by connecting fans, and fostered new movements of its own.
  • History - Internet History from our perspective. See also Imageboard.
    • 4chan/History - The 4chan History Timeline passed down from generation to generation.
    • 2ch Chronicle - A 2channel record of history. Text works great on Wikibooks so we might as well leave it there.
    • 4chan Chronicle - A 4chan record of history.
  • Books - Freely editable books and guides with lots of useful information.
  • Collections - Assorted data archives.
    • Greentext - Stories written in short concise sentences, a popular stream of consciousness format on 4chan.
    • S4S National Library - The collective achievements of 4chan's /s4s/, archived for time immemorial.
    • Alternate Reality Games (ARGs) - Community based scavenger hunts or challenges made for competition, marketing, or just for fun.
  • Website Archives - Archived Websites under our care.
    • Everything Shii Knows - An archive of Shii's Wiki (a major source for and the inspiration for the Bibliotheca Anonoma).
  • Solresol - A language made entirely out of musical tones.
  • Law - Legal analyses and articles.

Tips and tricks on how to archive the way we do.

  • Link Scouting - The first step is to search for interesting content around the internet.
  • Internet Archive Upload - The next step is to upload to the Internet Archive.
  • Archival Tools - Tools we use to archive online data.
    • BASC-Archiver - Archive single threads from 4chan along with JSON and all images.
  • FoolFuuka - How to run your own 4chan archiver to archive entire boards.
  • Archival Mediums - Hardware or services used to store archived data.
  • Scanning - How to scan paper, pamphlets, even books.

Services and scripts that make the Bibliotheca Anonoma possible.

  • Code - Programs developed by the Bibliotheca Anonoma to assist our archival work.
  • Group Chat - Group communication systems utilized by the Bibliotheca Anonoma.
  • MediaWiki - The structure of this very wiki, which is the core of our organization.
  • Kanban Board - The Kanban Board system helps team members make sense of tasks and goals.
  • Eikonos - An image tag system based on Moebooru/Danbooru to organize and help make 4chan/imageboard screencaps easier to search through.
  • Matrix/Synapse - Our own hosted Matrix/ server.
  • Proposals - Ideas for building new types of infrastructure.

Articles about the Bibliotheca Anonoma itself.

  • Bibliotheca Anonoma - What is the Bibliotheca Anonoma?
  • History of the Bibliotheca Anonoma - The Bibliotheca Anonoma, founded in Jan. 2012, has had a long and storied history.
    • Forerunners - The predecessors of the Bibliotheca Anonoma.
    • 2012-2014 - In the early days of the Bibliotheca Anonoma, it was a one man operation with some contributions from random anons.
    • 2014-2016 - Once the BA set up a group chat, we gathered more members and accomplished amazing feats of archival.
    • Current - A strong community, significant reforms, and new infrastructure typify the modern Bibliotheca Anonoma.
  • Logo - The Bibliotheca Anonoma utilizes a unique set of insignias, seals, and standards.