Good morning everyone! Just a reminder that the call for proposals for the 2017 Annual Meeting is out - be sure to get your presentation ideas to the committee!
From the Country:
Augusta, ME: The Maine State Archives and Library launched a digital transcription project online.
Cambridge, MA: The Scalia family has given the late Supreme Court Justice's papers to the Harvard Law School Library.
Washington, D.C.: The Smithsonian launched a new crowdsourcing project to transcribe all the jokes they have by Phyllis Diller.
Lawrence, KS: Former Senator Elizabeth Dole has donated her career papers to the Dole Institute at the University of Kansas.
Austin, TX: The Harry Ransom Center has acquired the papers of actors Eli Wallach and Anne Jackson.
From the World:
Kallithea, Greece: The National Library of Greece is getting some re-branding just in time for its new home at the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC).
Stornoway, Scotland, United Kingdom: The official opening for the UK's first Gaelic Museum and Archive, Museum nan Eilean, was held this week in the Outer Hebrides.
London, England, United Kingdom: Filmmaker Gurinder Chadha (of Bend It Like Beckham fame) has given her working archives to the British Film Institute.
From the Blogosphere:
The Library of Congress has a new blog out of the Copyright Office.