It has been a week, hasn't it? Let's get right to the news!
From the State
Tallahassee: The Florida Memory Team have been awarded the 2015 Archival Innovator Award from the Society of American Archivists. Congrats!
Miami: FIU students help to share Miami's history online through a digitization project.
From the Country
Washington, D.C.: James Billington, Librarian of Congress, announced his retirement.
Augusta, ME: The Maine State Archives celebrated its 50th anniversary this week.
Oklahoma City, OK: Slightly creepy drawings and other lessons were found preserved on 100 year old chalkboards during a school renovation.
Little Rock, AK: Rogers Photo Archives is in serious legal trouble as 20 newspapers sue for their archives to be returned.
Washington, D.C.: National Institutes of Health approved a new report laying out the long term vision for the National Library of Medicine.
From the World
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada: UNB finds a copy of the original Star Wars script while digitizing its science fiction collection.
Basel, Switzerland: Ancient papyrus texts have been found at the University of Basel.
From the Blogosphere
DPLA receives $96,000 grant from the Whiting Foundation to expand its impact in education.
SAA President Roe delivers her next challenge, a play on the "elevator speech."
Time for another Caption these Bits with SAA's ERS blog.