News for the Week of November 24-26, 2014

26 Nov 2014 9:16 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we're posting this week's news stories a bit earlier than usual. Also be aware, we launched the 2015 Annual Meeting webpage this week! Be sure to check it out for the call for proposals and hotel information.

From the Country:

Austin, TX: The Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin is the new home of the archives of Gabriel García Márquez who passed away this April.

Philadelphia, PA: La Salle University's Bob Dylan Archives is catching some attention this week.

Las Vegas, NV: The short film archive at University of Nevada at Las Vegas impresses.

San Antonio, Texas: Students are helping the San Antonio Police Department deal with its archives in the closet.

From the World:

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: Library and Archives Canada are struggling with a backlog of 98,000 boxes.

Mainz, Germany: Music publishers Schott have sold their archives, including Beethoven and Wagner to a consortium led by the Bavarian State Library

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom: Cambridge University released 12,000 new documents from their Darwin collection.

Shanghai, China: An archive of visa application records to the US Consulate in Shanghai is being opened through the US National Archives.

From the Blogosphere:

Take a look at the web archiving program that will focused on news online at the Library of Congress.

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