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Plazi: An expedition to discover known biodiversity

Plazi uncovers vast troves of data and citations contained in the published record. Donato Agosti will discuss some of the first findings from the project in both human and machine readable formats at TreatmentBank, Biodiversity Literature Repository and the fledgling Openbiodiv biodiversity knowledge management system. 

Monday, August 6, 2018

Q?rius Theater
National Museum of Natural History

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Smithsonian Libraries 50th Anniversary Lecture: Silk, Salvage, and Special Collections: Historicizing Lessing J. Rosenwald’s Graphic Arts Donations

Save the date for the next lecture in our Smithsonian Libraries 50th Anniversary series:

Silk, Salvage, and Special Collections: Historicizing Lessing J. Rosenwald’s Graphic Arts Donations

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

S. Dillon Ripley Center Lecture Hall

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Top Secret File

Book Cases: Strange Things

The Smithsonian Libraries has reached out to us at the Smithsonian Investigative League to solve another crime. Our Book Cases division is dedicated to all book and library-based mysteries. We are recruiting new agents. Candidates should be enrolled in a DC public school, grades 6th-8th.  Prospective agents should have an interest in libraries, museums, mysteries, adventure, creative thinking, and collaborative team-work. The program is competitive, and a limited number of agents will be selected. Applications are DUE August 17th, 2018.  

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

National Museum of Natural History

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50th Anniversary Celebration

50th Anniversary Celebration

Save the date for the Smithsonian Libraries' 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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