News for the week of January 11-15, 2016

15 Jan 2016 9:04 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday all! We hope you are enjoying our redesigned website this week. We're also pleased to announce the launch of our Jobs and Internships page. Here we hope to collect job and internship postings unique to Florida so if you have one you'd like posted, please send it our way!

From the Country

Philadelphia, PA: Penn Libraries announced a project to create a comprehensive online portal for medieval manuscripts digitized in their region.

From the World

Moscow, Russia: Russia's culture ministry is investigating a book burning that took place at a university of books that supposedly contained thoughts “alien to Russian ideology.”

Windsor, Ontario, Canada: A new auto archives is opening at the Windsor Public Library.

Neath, Wales, UK: One of UNESCO's 2014 designates in the UK is now scheduled for digitization. The collection holds materials pertaining to the Neath Abbey Ironworks.

Yerevan, Armenia: The Armenian National Archives is planning on publishing documents from World War II and the Armenian genocide this year along with Ottoman era documents about the Armenian church.

From the Blogosphere

AOTUS announced a new project from NARA: History Hub (currently in beta)

Take a close look at the 15th century manuscript that continues to baffle scholars.

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