Friday News Round-Up

Welcome to the last News Round Up for 2013! The SFA Blog will be taking a holiday for the holidays but we’ll return on January 6th. We always need more content so if you have something you want to share with SFA readers and more, send it our way!

From Around the State:

Tallahassee: The always fabulous Florida Memory Blog shares some gift ideas for the Floridian on your list

Panama City: PLAN has announced their events for January-March 2014

Miami: A big congratulations to the Black Archives History and Research Foundation of South Florida for their recent win in the Knight Arts Challenge

From Around the Country:

Dalton, Georgia: Bandy Heritage Center for Northwest Georgia announced an exciting new digitization project with the Creative Arts Guild

New York, New York: Columbia University successfully acquired the Kitchen Sink…Press Comics Archive that is

Washington, D.C.: The National Film Registry announced the 2013 additions including Pulp Fiction, Forbidden Planet and Mary Poppins

From Around the World:

North Korea: A purge of state run news site archives “erased” North Korean history online following a controversial execution by its young leader

Exeter, United Kingdom: A homegrown digital archive started by a clock maker tries to capture history via clocks (check out the actual “archive” here)

For Fun:

In case you’re still on the lookout for gifts for the librarians and archivists on your gift list, Book Riot has compiled all the gift guides you’ll ever need

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