Archive for June, 2010

National Trust for Historic Preservation Releases Annual List of Endangered Sites

Friday, June 4th, 2010

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) recently released its 2010 list of America’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places. To see the list of endangered sites visit the Trust’s website. Read the full article »

Library of Congress Seeks Applicants For Kluge Fellowships

Friday, June 4th, 2010

The John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress is accepting applications for Kluge Fellowships that offer post-doctoral scholars an opportunity to conduct humanistic and social-science research in the Library’s large and varied collections. Applications must be postmarked by Thursday, July 15, 2010. For more information and an application form, visit www.loc.gov/kluge/. Read the full article »

Library of Congress Develops Plan to Preserve Geospatial Data

Friday, June 4th, 2010

The Library of Congress and Columbia University recently announced an agreement to create a web-based clearinghouse of information about best practices for preserving significant geospatial data. The Library’s National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) will fund development of the clearinghouse at the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN) at Columbia’s Earth Institute. Read the full article »