News for May 25-29, 2015

29 May 2015 9:25 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)
We made it to Friday! Doesn't it seem like short weeks take longer somehow?! 

From the State

The Florida C2C program is looking for participants for their summer workshops. Get all the details!

Tallahassee: While we were all partying down in Miami at SFA Annual, the Claude Pepper Library at FSU turned 30.

Fort Walton Beach: A look at the library in the 21st century from the Emerald Coast.

Titusville: For your dose of the weird on this Friday, was there a UFO at the US Space Walk of Fame Museum this week?

From the Country

Columbia, SC: Papers and books of Dashiell Hammett, one of the founding fathers of detective fiction, have been acquired by the University of South Carolina.

Amherst, MA: A collection of 19th century books and manuscripts gives a detailed look at what a boy's life was like then in the Nelson collection at Amherst College.

From the World

Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: The archives of the ill fated Franklin Expedition will be made public in an effort to see if anyone can crack the cold case.

Istanbul, Turkey: The Altuğ and Behruz Çinici Archive, legendary architects, is now available for researchers at the SALT Research Architecture and Design Archive.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: The University of Alberta is the new home to National Ice Core Archive.

Leipzig, Germany: The Bach Archives will inherit the only known portrait for which the music master actually sat. 

From the Blogosphere

The delightful Hay Festival was happening this week in the UK and the head of the British Library took the time to make sure people knew libraries aren't going anywhere.

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