Happy Friday all! Hope you're all having safe and productive summers. SFA is already busily working on next year's annual meeting. Stay tuned for an upcoming announcement on dates and location!
Special note: The Smithsonian is looking for participants for the 2017 Archives Fair in October. Proposals are due by July 16th!
From the State
Bradenton: Hernando de Soto statue removed from South Florida Museum
From the Country
Provo, UT: A look at Special Collections at Brigham Young University.
From the World
Taipei, Taiwan: Taipei's National Palace Museum has placed 70,000 high-quality electronic images in a free-to-download archive so that online users can enjoy its exhibitions.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: LAC is looking for its new home to last 500 years.
Tokyo, Japan: More than a thousand books that demonstrate the Japanese government's strict censorship of materials in the first half of the 20th century are now available for public viewing as digital archives at the National Diet Library.
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada: The Canadian Broadcast Museum Foundation is talking to federal officials about turning a mothballed NORAD complex into a secure repository for the country’s endangered audio-visual archive.
From the Blogosphere
In case you need a pick-me up on this Friday, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will text you!