Friday News for February 7, 2014

From Around the State:

Tallahassee: February is Black History Month – be sure to check out Florida Memory’s great online photo exhibit

Palm Beach: Although technically a collection at the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Gardens, the Garden Club of America collection invited readers to Take A Mental Break to Sunny Palm Beach

From Around the Country:

Boston, Massachusetts: A look into the digital preservation work at Boston College with a unique Boston publication

San Francisco, California: Twitter is opening its archive for data mining to the academic world

In between:

Paris, France and Stanford, California: a new digital archive of French Revolution materials launched this week, a joint project between Stanford University and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF)

From Around the World:

Berlin, Germany: an interesting interview with Roland Jahn, head of the Stasi Archive

Jerusalem, Israel: The Israel Antiquities Authority released an updated version of its Leon Levy Dead Sea Scrolls Digital Library

For Fun:

Derangement and Description is the best source for archival humor (as if we had more than one). The best one last month was the helpful infographic, Do I Need to Wear Gloves in the Archives?


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