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InternetArchiveBot, also known as IABot, combats link rot and makes other improvements to references on Wikipedia. Originally developed by Cyberpower678 as a volunteer, this bot is now funded by the Internet Archive. The bot was originally approved as Task 5 of Cyberbot II. Click here to run it on a single page.

Source code is available on GitHub.

Bot tasks

  1. Looks for tagged dead links and adds an archive link to the tagged references.  Approved. Approval request
  2. Looks for non-tagged dead links and adds an archive link to the reference.  Approved. Approval request
  3. Looks for book references and adds a link to the reference to a readable copy of the book.  Approved. Approval request