News for the week of May 2-6, 2016

06 May 2016 7:56 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Hello everyone! The DAS classes this week have kept us hopping here in Tallahassee but we hope it's been an educational week for all! Don't forget registration is now open for the joint 2016 meeting with SGA and the call for proposals is out and they are due on May 15th! Just around the corner so make sure to get your proposal in!

From the Country

Bloomington, IN: IU Libraries have received a grant to preserve rare and original recordings of "The Orson Welles Show."

Ithaca, NY: Cornell University's Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at Cornell is the largest archive of public opinion polls in the world and gives historians a unique look at changing opinions.

San Francisco, CA: Take a look behind the scenes at the Levi's Vault (yes, Levi jeans).

From the World

London, England, UK: Renowned British journalist Alan Whicker's papers have been donated to the British Film Institute's National Archives.

Oxford, England, UK: The Bodleian Libraries acquired a rare map of Middle-earth annotated by Tolkien.

London, England, UK: The Senate Library at the University of London is home to the new Ron Heisler Collection, a collection about radical politics.

From the Blogosphere

Who celebrated May Day? The Smithsonian shared some tips for us all.

6600 films from the Prelinger Archive are now available through Internet Archive.

Sort of archival, sort of museum-y, sort of cool and sort of "why do we need this?", filmmakers have created a VR film experience about the Anne Frank House.


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