News for the week of March 21-25, 2016

25 Mar 2016 8:20 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Happy Friday everyone! Hope everyone stays dry this weekend, we're in for some rain here in the Panhandle and I see storms covering a lot of the state. Be safe!

From the Country

Washington, D.C.: The NEH announced funding awards this week for 248 humanities projects.

Carson, CA: More grant funding was awarded to an ongoing digitization project at UC Dominguez Hills with their WWII Internment collections as well as 14 other California universities.

New Haven, CT: Yale and Phillips Academy have acquired the archives of photojournalist Lucien Aigner.

Ithaca, NY: The Hip Hop Collection at Cornell University received grant funding to process the collection of Afrika Bambaataa, the "godfather of hip-hop".

Santa Barbara, CA: UC Santa Barbara is the new home for NSF's Arctic Data Center Archive

From the World

Riga, Latvia: Certain archives of KGB materials are still unavailable for researchers. 

Seongnam, South Korea: A look into the archives at the Academy of Korean Studies.

From the Blogosphere

The Atlantic highlights new project at the Library of Congress aiming to preserve historic radio in light of this week's additions to the National Recording Registry.

The Internet Archive is weighing in on the current copyright "notice and takedown" system.

Gale launched the Archives of Human Sexuality and Identity this week.

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