Articles + News
Who’s that Girl?: Why so many Native women artists are unnamed in museums via Minneapolis of Art on Medium
Discover America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places for 2019 via National Trust for Historic Preservation
Collections + Project Highlights
Memory Lab : For anyone interested in establishing and adding preservation services to their library, the Memory Lab network is accepting applications through August 16. Seven organizations will be identified as network partners and will spend one year creating personal archiving stations and programs for their communities based on the DC Public Library model. Chosen partners will receive training, mentoring, and financial support. Applications due: Friday, August 16, 2019; Apply here!
Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections was awarded a grant from the Digital Library of Georgia to digitize historical deeds and plats (land maps) from primarily the South Georgia region.
Dedicated to holding significant memories of the Greek American experience and Hellenic legacy, the National Hellenic Museum (NHM) announced, on July 24 the launch of the NHM Collections & Archives Portal, which allows anyone to access the Museum’s catalogs online from anywhere by viewing digitized artifacts and archival materials. View the collections online here.
Conferences, Symposiums, and Courses
Association of Architecture School Librarians – Annual Conference
When: March 12-15, 2020
Where: San Diego, CA
Call for Proposals deadline: September 30, 2019 at midnight PST
Learn More & Submit a Proposal
Visual Resources Association – Annual Conference
When: March 24-27, 2020
Where: Baltimore, MD
Learn More & submit a proposal for the VREPS Emerging Voices Session!
Library Collective – Annual Conference
When: March 11-13, 2020
Where: Knoxville, TN
The Collective is a conference-like coming together of next-generation librarians but without all the things that make regular conferences suck
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Check back next Thursday for more Happenings! Missed a week? Take a look at previous happenings here.