News for the Week of April 3-7, 2017

07 Apr 2017 7:54 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Just a reminder that Early Bird registration for the SFA Annual Meeting ends next week so make sure to register! Also, the hotel block is only held until April 18 with the special SFA rate. Make your plans now! Onto the news!

From the Country

Washington, D.C.: The White House has agreed with the NARA on what to do with the President's tweets, all of them including edited or deleted ones.

New York, NY: The New York Public Library has acquired the Joffrey Ballet's Archive.

Indianapolis, IN: The Kurt Vonnegut Memorial Library is looking for a new space after issues with their new building have halted plans of expanding this spring.

Tulsa, OK: The Bob Dylan Archive has opened to researchers.

New Haven, CT: This week marked the anniversary of the U.S.'s entry into World War I and Yale University shared a look at one of their collections relating to the war

New York, NY: The New York Philharmonic launched digital access of the Toscanini Archives in celebration of the maestro's 150th birthday.

Washington, D.C.: The Library of Congress has opened a new exhibit exploring the American experience of World War I.

From the World

Warsaw, Poland: The National Film Archives is getting some much needed funding to fix leaks at their storage facility.

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada: Another Ice Archive is in peril after a freezer malfunction damaged some ice core samples at the Canadian Ice Core Archive.

Jerusalem, Israel: Passover is just around the corner and the National Library of Israel shared a rare item from the recently acquired Valmadonna Collection, the Prague Haggadah (1556).

Phnom Penh, Cambodia: The Documentation Center of Cambodia received a contribution from the US government to help maintain its genocide archive.

From the Blogosphere

There is a Doomsday vault for data now in Norway. Hope it's right next door to the seed one.

The Jewish Food Society is archiving recipes by Jewish grandmas.

Love the smell of old books? Now, scientists are trying to archive it for posterity 

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