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.