Happy Spring everyone! SFA is busy getting ready for our annual meeting coming up in May (so close!) Have you submitted your proposal? Registered? Booked a hotel room?
From the Country
Burbank, CA: Woodbury University recently re-cataloged its 85 year old fashion collection (and will be looking for a new curator!)
Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress acquired the archives of photographer Bob Adelman, one of the best known photographers for the Civil Rights Movement.
Denver, CO: The National Ice Core Laboratory is in need of upgrades to keep its collections intact.
Pittsburgh, PA: The Pittsburgh Symphony launched an online archives portal.
Chicago, IL: The papers of Nobel laureate Saul Bellow are now open for researchers at the University of Chicago.
Boston, MA: An exhibit at the Museum of Fine Arts sheds light on a collection of photographs documenting life in the Lodz Ghetto during World War II.
From the World
Melbourne, Australia: A look into the correspondence in the Germaine Greer Archive including a letter from a former James Bond.
Rome, Italy: A new government funded initiative is establishing a National Digital Library for Italy.
Pune, India: The National Film Archive of India added award-winning foreign films to its collections this week.
Taipei, Taiwan: The National Archives is asking for a revision to a law requiring all presidential gifts to come to them and be kept as they are out of space.
From the Blogosphere
Check out this post about digital audio preservation at the University of Michigan
One brave man wants all your Apple II software disks. Really.