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Vancouver’s History Goes Digital

April 7, 2012 by

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From the Vancouver Sun: West Vancouver’s photographic history went digital this month. Approximately 5,000 historical photos depicting more than 70 years of the district’s evolution are in the process of being converted to a digital format and posted online, thanks to the West Vancouver Memorial Library. “They really look good online,” said systems librarian Maryann […]

Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive A Treasure Trove

April 5, 2012 by

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From Vermont Public Radio: Dartmouth College has a treasure trove of music, comedy and spoken word recordings collected in the Dartmouth Jewish Sound Archive. Among the 36,000 recordings in the archive are everything from the UN declaration announcing the creation of the state of Israel, to moments from Groucho Marx. Alex Hartov and Lewis Glinert […]

Columbia University Libraries Acquires The Physicians for Human Rights Archives

April 4, 2012 by

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From CUL News: Columbia University Libraries’ Center for Human Rights Documentation & Research (CHRDR) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the Physician for Human Rights Archives, a collection consisting of records, photographs, video, audio, case files of investigative data, and much more. [Clip] The materials, which cover the range of dates from 1982 until […]

Look Who’s Featured in the Latest Issue of People Magazine: It’s Brewster Kahle!

April 4, 2012 by

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Congrats to Brewster and the entire Internet Archive team. The article (with a picture of B.K.) focuses on the IA’s “physical archive” project that was also the subject of a recent NY Times article.  Here’s a screen cap of the page via The Internet Archive blog. More Brewster? No problem.  You can listen to an […]

UK: The National Archives and Arts Council England Announce Partnership

April 3, 2012 by

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From an Announcement: The National Archives and Arts Council England today announced a new partnership that will benefit archives, museums, libraries and the people who use them. The signed Memorandum of Understanding below marks the beginning of a new partnership as the two bodies commit to working more closely together, given their common responsibilities and […]

Online Exhibit: Wayne State Libraries Presents Presents Historic 1968 Memphis Sanitation Strike

April 2, 2012 by

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From the AP: Wayne State University’s Walter P. Reuther Library and WSU University Libraries are making available an online exhibit documenting the 1968 sanitation workers strike in Memphis, Tenn. The online experience captures the landmark struggle that influenced the American labor and civil rights movements. The exhibit contains historic documents and photographs of the events […]

Construction of New UCLA Film & Television Archive Facility Underway

April 2, 2012 by

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From The Santa Clarita Valley-Signal: The two gigantic construction cranes visible from Interstate 5 and the McBean Parkway off ramp are building a storage facility to house the University of California, Los Angeles film and television archive. “We are the second largest moving-image archive in the United States,” said Jan-Christopher Horak, director of the UCLA […]