Happy Friday! The Annual SFA Meeting registration
is now open. Judith Beale Scholarship Applications are now being accepted
. Don't forget to sign up for any pre-conference workshops
that you're interested in!
From the State
Daytona Beach, FL: If you're heading down for the Daytona 500 this weekend, make sure to check out the Daytona ISC Archives and Research Center.
From the Country
New York, NY: Harry Belafonte will have a branch of the NYPL named after him.
San Francisco, CA: Jim Hopkins has been working on a new project called the SF Disco Preservation Society, reformatting two decades' worth of club mixes from various San Francisco clubs.
New York, NY: A lost Walt Whitman novel has been found in a long defunct New York newspaper's archives.
Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian African American Museum has reached 1 million visitors.
From the Blogosphere
Museums share their creepiest holdings in Twitter challenge.
Museums and libraries fight "alternative facts" with a #DayofFacts.
A Benedictine monk has been saving manuscripts from ISIS.