News for March 16-20, 2015

20 Mar 2015 8:03 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! Don't forget to register for pre-conference workshops that were announced yesterday for the 2015 SFA Annual Meeting and also register for the meeting itself!

From the State

Orlando: A look at the book conservator and his work at the University at Central Florida.

From the Country

San Diego, CA: The University of California at San Diego offers public access to the Shoah Archive, a rich oral history archive of Holocaust survivors started by Steven Spielberg in the wake of Schindler's List.

Boston, MA: Ben Bradlee Jr., biographer of Ted Williams, has given his archive to The Sports Museum.

From the World

Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada: The Cape Breton University has launched a digital archive celebrating the history of Cape Breton Island and the surrounding area.

Dodoma, Tanzania: The Tanzanian National Archives were inaugurated with President Jakaya Kikwete this week.

Havana, Cuba: The National Archives has started digitizing its collections.

From the Blogosphere

In the wake of the Clinton email revelation at the State Department, Slate looked at a bigger issue that was buried in the original story.

If you're looking for a way to kill some time on your Friday or maybe a weekend project, help the National Archives transcribe

StoryCorps, the winner of the 1 million dollar 2015 TED prize, has announced its project will be the creation of an app to allow for anyone anywhere in the world to record and submit an oral history.

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