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."
That Darn List Bingo anyone?
Not exactly archives related but Florida is getting the spotlight on a new quarter!