News for the week of September 1-5, 2014

05 Sep 2014 8:36 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Welcome to September! We trust you had a relaxing long weekend to celebrate the Labor Day holiday. Let's get to the news!

From the State:

Miami: Take a look at the interesting conversations happening around museums in Miami.

From the Country:

Washington, D.C.: Advertising Age is giving some press to the Business Archives section of SAA and discusses how corporate archives need to market themselves to the marketers.

Austin, Texas: The University of Texas has settled the lawsuit regarding its handling of an Olympic Games archive.

Tulsa, Oklahoma: The archive of singer/songwriter Phil Ochs has been donated to the Woody Guthrie Center.

New Haven, Connecticut: Yale has launched a massive online archive of photographs taken during the Great Depression. what might be even more interesting in the new platform they are using to share them - check it out

From the World:

Prague, Czech Republic: Google will digitize 140,000 volumes from the Czech National Library.

Ottawa, Canada: Library and Archives Canada released a very cool infographic this week about their work

From the Blogosphere:

SAA's new president Kathleen Roe has officially taken over the SAA Blog and is urging archivists to spend the year "living dangerously."

For Fun:

That Darn List Bingo anyone?

Not exactly archives related but Florida is getting the spotlight on a new quarter

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