News for the Week of December 1-5, 2014

05 Dec 2014 9:05 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Welcome to December! We hope things are running smoothly as we all head into the busy season of finals and holidays. Remember to be thinking of a session to present at SFA next May - see the call for proposals here!

From the State:

Jacksonville: A controversial art exhibit at the Museum of Contemporary Art will not harm the museum's funding from the city despite request.

Wakulla Springs/Tallahassee: Florida Memory shares a fun look at the filming of Tarzan at Wakulla Springs in the late 1930s.

Tallahassee: Some tips for the holidays from a 1917 publication are shared from a new digital project at Florida State University.

From the Country:

Washington, D.C.: President Obama has officially signed the new record keeping laws for the government which also deal with electronic records.

Chicago, Illinois: A look into the space and work of the Chicago Film Archives.

From the World:

London, England, United Kingdom: A new exhibit at the Tate pulls from the Archive of Modern Conflict, a collection based in Canada.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: A look at the National Library and the need to bring it into the 21st century.

London, England, United Kingdom: A great retrospective on the Failure in Archives conference held earlier this year at University College London.

From the Blogosphere:

In a major open access win, the science journal Nature made its archives available online for free.

Tim Gunn saved the White House Christmas tree once. No, really.

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