News for the Week of October 20-24, 2014

24 Oct 2014 7:55 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Hope Archives Month is going well for everyone and you're enjoying meetups around the state! Also a heads up, #AskAnArchivist day is Thursday, October 30th. Look below for more details and get ready to tweet! Also, the Fall 2014 SFA Newsletter is out - check out all the news today!

From the Country:

Houston, Texas and Cape Canaveral, Florida: NASA has released an audio archive of our time in space. 

Detroit, Michigan: The Detroit News is moving house and its archives are being opened to the public for the first time.

From the World:

Yerevan, Armenia: The chief of the National Armenian Archives has announced they have enough documentation of genocide to take Turkey to international court.

Meyrin, Switzerland: CERN is discovering what archivists already know, no one labels their photos.

Tokyo, Japan and The Vatican, Vatican City: The digitization project to bring the Vatican's archives online has officially launched its site with the first objects to view

From the Blogosphere:

#AskAnArchivist day on Twitter is October 30, 2014. Details on the SAA website can help you and your institution participate! 

What happens when something used to share millions of photos goes away? Archivists are scrambling to figure out what to do before Twitpic disappears.

The World Day for Audio Visual Heritage is on October 27, 2014.

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