Hope everyone is staying cool as we head into the hottest part of the year!
From the State:
Tampa: Next week is Archives Awareness Week in Tampa.
Tallahassee: FSU Libraries announced its new dean, Gale S. Etschmaier
Tallahassee: FSU Libraries welcomes its first cohort of Diversity Resident Librarians.
From the Country:
Austin, TX: One of 8 such archives in the US, St. Edward’s University launched a craft brewing and distilling archive in 2017 to document and preserve the history of craft beer in Texas.
Stanford, CA: A new archive at the Stanford University Libraries chronicles the work of successful multiracial designer and diversity advocate Cheryl D. Miller.
Milwaukee, WI: The largest independent LGBTQ zine collection is stored in a Riverwest basement, and you can see some of it online now.
From the World:
Singapore: With amendments to the National Library Board Act recently passed, the NLB will also no longer need to seek written consent from owners of local websites before making copies of online content deemed to be of historical value to Singapore.
Kagali, Rwanda: Rwanda to get a National Archives Centre, a facility that will be the central point of reference for the country’s records.