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This post was written by John Powell, Exhibit Developer/Writer with Smithsonian Exhibits. It first appeared on the Smithsonian Exhibits blog. Last year, Smithsonian Libraries celebrated its 50th anniversary as a unified library system by opening not one, but two exhibits: Game Change: Elephants from Prey to Preservation and Magnificent...
Keala Richard arrived In November at the Smithsonian Libraries Preservation Department as its newest member. She applied for the position of Conservation Technician assigned to work on the Libraries’ general collections. When we met with Keala through a video interview scheduled for her at 4:00 a.m. to accommodate the time difference in Hilo, Hawai’i,...
The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum Library has a Small Journals collection located in the center of our reading room. We are currently working to catalog this collection and add records to our online public access catalog. These journals are incomplete runs of short lived, hometown newspapers and newsletters, written by everyday people who lived...