News for the Week of October 2-6, 2017

06 Oct 2017 8:41 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

Lots going on this week with SFA! We announced the dates and hotel for SFA's 2018 Annual Meeting. Be sure to get it on your calendars! We started up our Archives Month festivities as well so be on the lookout for our Spotlights and Found It posts all month long. Also, please note, the deadline for getting into the next newsletter has been extended to October 22. Onto the news!

From the State

Key West: Hemingway's first short story was discovered in Key West this year.

From the Country

Iowa City, IA: Iowa Women's Archives turns 25.

Atlanta, GA: Emory University acquires letter to Jack Kerouac that inspired 'On the Road'.

Austin, TX: Students, researchers and public have access to the archive of Nobel Laureate Kazuo Ishiguro at the Harry Ransom Center.

Hattiesburg, MS: A large donation of cookbooks to the University of Southern Mississippi supports the region's culinary research.

Fullerton, CA: A spotlight on the special collections at Cal State Fullerton

From the World

New Delhi, India: The Delhi archives has started an ambitious digitization project.

London, England, United Kingdom: A look at how digitization and the digital age is changing the work of the National Archives.

Galway, Ireland: The Irish language organisation Conradh na Gaeilge has presented its archive to NUI Galway.

From the Blogosphere

The Library of Congress re-designed its portal for librarians and archivists.

FYI: U.S. Copyright Office provides Congress with results of public inquiry on establishing mass digitization of books pilot program.

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