Press Releases


Dava Sobel to Deliver 2017 Dibner Lecture

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 12:00am

The Smithsonian Libraries will hold the 2017 Dibner Library Lecture Thursday, Dec. 14, at 5 p.m. at the S. Dillon Ripley Center Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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Smithsonian Libraries Research Opportunities 2018-2019

Friday, December 1, 2017 - 12:00am

The Smithsonian Libraries, situated at the center of the world’s largest museum complex, is a vital part of the research, exhibition, and educational enterprise of the Institution. The Libraries offers exceptional research resources ranging from 13th-century manuscripts to electronic journals. We are happy to offer the following fellowship opportunities for the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library Adds the National Agricultural Library as a New Member

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 9:48am

The Biodiversity Heritage Library is pleased to welcome the National Agricultural Library (NAL) as a new Member. Since joining the consortium as an Affiliate in 2014, NAL has contributed over 2 million pages to the BHL collection. NAL represents BHL’s 19th Member.

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Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens Unveil “Cultivating America’s Gardens”

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 12:00am

Smithsonian Libraries and Smithsonian Gardens will present a new exhibition, “Cultivating America’s Gardens,” at the National Museum of American History May 4 through August 2018.

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