News for March 9-13, 2015

13 Mar 2015 8:44 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! A few friendly reminders that the deadline for applying for the Judith Beale Scholarship is approaching so be sure to share it with students and new professionals hoping to attend SFA Annual this year. Also, have you registered for the SFA Annual Meeting yet yourself?!

From the Country:

Washington, D.C.: Amid the accusations Hillary Clinton is facing about her email and time as the Secretary of State, it seems the entire department isn't really following the correct email protocols either.

Boulder, CO: How did the largest archive of Nazi and Holocaust materials end up in Colorado?

From the World:

Rome, Italy: Several stolen Michelangelo documents have been offered back to the Vatican...for a price. (sounds like the tagline of a book doesn't it?)

Singapore: The National Archives of Singapore are launching a Citizen Archivist Portal to allow the public help archive their country's history.

Cork, Ireland: The archives of the Irish Examiner have been expanded online to include up to 1949 and they plan to roll out of the rest of their archives by the end of the year.

Nottingham, England, United Kingdom: The UK now has a National Videogame Archive.

Wellington, New Zealand: An archive of nursing oral histories in New Zealand is now available online.

From the Blogosphere:

A call for Voices from the Archives by the SAA blog - let us know if you share one!

File under weird and fun but not really news: Britain planned to give the US a copy of the Magna Carta to join World War II.

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