News for the Week of October 6-10, 2014

10 Oct 2014 8:48 AM | Tomaro Taylor

Today is Electronic Records Day! Visit the Council of State Archivists' website for informational materials emphasizing the importance of managing and preserving electronic records

From the State:

Miami: The University of Miami's digital Holocaust Theater Catalog opened this week. The catalog is an archive of works relating to the Holocaust from 1933 to the present.

Tallahassee: The Florida Department of State's Division of Library & Information Services will launch a new website this month

From around the Country:

Atlanta, Georgia: Flannery O'Connor's archive of papers and personal effects was received by Emory University. 

Nashville, Tennessee: The Tennessee State Library and Archives has partnered with Ancestry.com to provide access to the genealogical service in all K-12 classrooms statewide

New Orleans, Louisiana: The digital archive group CyArk recently captured 3-D imagery of the historic city of New Orleans using laser beams

Los Angeles, California: 100,000 images were added to The Getty Research Institute's digital archive

Washington, DC: The Library of Congress uncovered rare baseball footage of the Washington Senators beating the New York Giants in the 1924 World Series.

From around the World:

Vienna, Austria: The Vienna Philharmonic archives documenting Nazi ties will receive digitization and a new home

Rome, Italy: A day-long conference addressed new archival evidence linking Pope Pius XII's role in World War II.

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