News for the week of August 6-10, 2018

10 Aug 2018 9:35 AM | Krystal Thomas (Administrator)

If you're on a college campus, this is the time of year you love - intersession! It's really just the calm before the storm but hopefully you're taking advantage of the quiet to get ready for the fall!

From the Country

Hawaii: A look at the effort to preserve and provide access to Hawaiian-language newspapers (via Atlas Obscura).

Washington, D.C.: NEH Announces $43.1 Million for 218 Humanities Projects Nationwide.

Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan acquires archive of 'Silence of the Lambs' director Jonathan Demme.

From the World

Warsaw, Poland: Poland has obtained a World War II-era archive that documents the efforts of Polish diplomats to get Jews out of Europe by issuing phony passports.

Dublin, Ireland: Oscar winner Neil Jordan donated his archive to the National Library of Ireland this week.

Florence, Italy: Indiana University and Uffizi Gallery unveil website featuring first set of 3D digitized artifacts.

From the Blogosphere

Hopefully you all enjoyed #NationalBookLoversDay this week. Here are some photographs from the National Archives to warm your bookworm hearts.

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