State Journal-Register: Presidential library publishes digital archive of papers from Lincoln’s first 33 years

State Journal-Register: Presidential library publishes digital archive of papers from Lincoln’s first 33 years. “The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library announced today that it is publishing ‘the most complete documentary collection ever produced’ of the sixteenth president’s first 33 years. The digital collection covers much of Lincoln’s early years in Springfield, including the establishment of his law office and his four terms in the Illinois General Assembly.”

Tubefilter: People Are Paying As Much As $200 For Shoutouts From Social Media Stars

Tubefilter: People Are Paying As Much As $200 For Shoutouts From Social Media Stars . “Cameo offers a roster of more than 1,400 notable people, all of whom deliver custom messages to specified recipients. Each individual star sets the price of his or her own shoutouts. The Australian YouTube channel Ozzy Man Reviews, for example, has his messages available for $30 a pop, while big-time YouTube star Guava Juice is requesting $200 for his how-do-you-dos.”

New Online: Benjamin Franklin Papers (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: New Online: Benjamin Franklin Papers. “The papers of Benjamin Franklin at the Library of Congress have had almost as adventurous a life as Franklin had himself. They have been abandoned and recovered, cut up by a dressmaker to make patterns and used as collateral for debt. After surviving all of that, they narrowly escaped fiery destruction on a New York pier (more on this later). Now, in a technological development that would have fascinated Franklin, the Manuscript Division is pleased to announce that the papers have been digitized and made available on the Library of Congress website.”

Minnesota Public Radio: MPR Reaches Agreement with Garrison Keillor to Restore Public Access to Online Archives

Minnesota Public Radio: MPR Reaches Agreement with Garrison Keillor to Restore Public Access to Online Archives. “Minnesota Public Radio has reached an agreement with Garrison Keillor to restore free public access to the online archives of A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer’s Almanac.”

Library of Congress: Library Launches Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration with Thousands of Bernstein Items Online

Library of Congress: Library Launches Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration with Thousands of Bernstein Items Online. “In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth, the Library of Congress has made available online—for the first time—musical manuscripts and scrapbooks from the legendary composer’s personal and professional archives housed in the nation’s library. … The public can now access for free more than 3,700 items, including photos, writings, correspondence, scripts, musical sketches, scrapbooks and audio recordings. This web presentation is a revealing snapshot of Bernstein’s extensive collection at the Library.”

Tubefilters: YouTube To Stream Coachella For Eighth Year, Including Headliner Beyoncé

Tubefilter: YouTube To Stream Coachella For Eighth Year, Including Headliner Beyoncé. “For the eighth year running, YouTube will serve as the exclusive livestreaming partner for the music festival’s first weekend of performances — which includes headliner Beyoncé as well as Cardi B, The Weeknd, Post Malone, The War On Drugs, and more. “

Rock107: Handwriting by John Lennon, David Bowie & other music legends turned into downloadable fonts

Rock107: Handwriting by John Lennon, David Bowie & other music legends turned into downloadable fonts. “The new website is offering downloadable fonts based on the handwriting of several well-known late artists, including Lennon, Bowie, late Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, Leonard Cohen and French singer-songwriter Serge Gainsbourg.”