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Smithsonian Libraries Research Opportunities 2015

Monday, February 3, 2014 Situated at the center of the world’s largest museum complex, the Smithsonian Libraries is a vital part of the research, exhibition, and educational enterprise of the Institution. Each Smithsonian scholar engages in an individual voyage of discovery using the artifacts and specimens of the Smithsonian Institution in conjunction with the Libraries’ written and illustrated record of the past. The Libraries is uniquely positioned to help scholars understand the continuing vitality of this relationship, via exceptional research resources ranging from 13th-century manuscripts to electronic journals. Read More...

Smithsonian Libraries Releases Courses on iTunes U

Thursday, January 2, 2014 The Smithsonian Libraries today launched three courses of selected content on iTunes U that focus on topics in early aviation and space history. This release increases exposure of Libraries material and is an innovative way to reach new audiences. Read More...

Digital Collections Report Features Biodiversity Heritage Library

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is profiled in Searching for Sustainability: Strategies from Eight Digitized Special Collections, a major study funded by the Institute for Museum and Library Services and conducted by Ithaka S+R in partnership with the Association of Research Libraries.

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Libraries Co-Hosts Discussion with Author Dane Kennedy

Monday, September 9, 2013 Dane Kennedy, author of “The Last Blank Spaces,” will discuss and sign his book on Monday, Sept. 9, at noon in the Mumford Room, sixth floor, Madison Building, 101 Independence Ave. S.E. This Books & Beyond event, sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress, is co-sponsored with the Smithsonian Libraries. It is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Read More...

Smithsonian Libraries Prints Now Available on Art.com

Art.com logo image Thursday, July 18, 2013

Art.com logo imageEver come across a Smithsonian Libraries image in our Galaxy that you wish you could frame? Now’s your chance to own and display a piece of the Libraries in your home or office!

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