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Smithsonian Libraries Announces Two Advisory Board Appointments

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The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents voted Oct. 21 to appoint Carmen Agra Deedy and Brandon Neal to the Smithsonian Libraries Advisory Board in 2020. They will join 17 community more »

Smithsonian Libraries

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The Smithsonian Libraries offer a vast amount of resources to the general public. This video gives you a peek into the amazing world of discovery and preservation offered by the Library. It also contains links to learn more.

Holiday Greetings from Smithsonian Libraries!

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We wish you warm tidings from all of us at Smithsonian Libraries this holiday season! Within the snow globe is an image of the Smithsonian Institution Building (the Castle) from more »

Smithsonian Libraries at ALA Annual

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Will you be in Washington, DC for the American Libraries Association Annual Conference and Exhibition in June 2019? If so, we look forward to meeting you! The Smithsonian Libraries will more »

Smithsonian Libraries Receives Nano Bible

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Smithsonian Secretary David J. Skorton recently accepted a Nano Bible from the American Technion Society at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History on Oct. 30. The Nano Bible will be part of the Smithsonian Libraries collection, housed in the Dibner Library of the History of Science and Technology at the National Museum of American more »

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January Events at Smithsonian Libraries

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The Smithsonian Libraries would like to invite our colleagues to two January events, both of which are free and open to the public. More details are below. We hope you’ll join us!     Color in the Scientific Image Mazviita Chirimuuta, Department of History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh 6:00pm, Friday, January 13, more »

Happy Holidays from Smithsonian Libraries!

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We wish you warmth and joy this holiday season! The book featured in this video is Tokaido gojusantsugi by Hiroshige Ando published in 1868. The translated title is 53 Stations more »

Smithsonian Libraries Opens “Magnificent Obsessions”

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The Smithsonian Libraries presents a new exhibition, “Magnificent Obsessions: Why We Collect,” at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History beginning Nov. 7. “Magnificent Obsessions” will be on display through more »

Smithsonian Libraries Opens “Game Change”

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The Smithsonian Libraries presents a new exhibition, “Game Change: Elephants from Prey to Preservation,” at the National Museum of Natural History beginning Oct. 4. “Game Change” will be on display more »

Smithsonian Libraries Research Opportunities 2015

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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 more »

The Smithsonian Libraries Artists’ Books Collection Online

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The Smithsonian Libraries is pleased to announce the new webpage of the Smithsonian Libraries Artists’ Books Collection! The Artists’ Books Collection includes hundreds of works of art in book form across numerous branches at the Smithsonian Libraries, spanning the 20th century through today, including works by artists such as Georges Adéagbo, Ida Applebroog, Julie Chen, Laura more »

The Renwick Gates in the Smithsonian Libraries

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 Morgan E. Aronson and Julia Blakely co-authored this piece.   James M. Goode, former Keeper of the Smithsonian Institution Building (affectionately known as “The Castle”) received this year the Individual more »

New Smithsonian Libraries Staff in 2017

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A number of new staff joined the Smithsonian Libraries in the past year (and we’re so happy to have them!). Meet the new team members who came on board in more »

Unearthed: Exploring Paleobiology Literature with Smithsonian Libraries

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This blog post is part of a series from Smithsonian Libraries highlighting Unearthed, a new collection of paleobiology literature in Biodiversity Heritage Library curated by Smithsonian Libraries in celebration of more »

Smithsonian Libraries – Opportunities for Research 2018-2019

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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 more »

Smithsonian Libraries Resident Scholar Programs 2020

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Applications are now open for our Smithsonian Libraries Resident Scholar Programs for 2020. We invited interested researchers to submit their applications by January 15th, 2020.  Situated at the center of more »

Check It Out with Smithsonian Libraries

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Check It Out is a collaborative program between the Smithsonian Libraries and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden’s Education Departments. The program provides kits to families with young children that more »

Smithsonian Libraries Releases Courses on iTunes U

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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. iTunes U is a dedicated area within iTunes that gives users public access to hundreds of more »

Art Deco Unveiled at the Smithsonian Libraries

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For Chicago natives and Art Deco enthusiasts Jackie Vossler and Joe Loundy, supporting two new design internships at the Smithsonian Libraries was a no-brainer. Jackie, a self-described bibliophile and member of Chicago’s Caxton Club, has been acquainted with the Libraries for three years. Along with Joe, she was intrigued by Art Deco treasures found in more »

Happy Holidays from the Smithsonian Libraries!

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Please enjoy our video holiday card! Created by graphic design intern, Jae Ra Li.

Smithsonian Libraries Announces 2014 Professional Development Internships

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The Smithsonian Libraries will offer new, paid internships for the Professional Development Program in the summer of 2014. These internships are open to graduate students interested in working in research and museum libraries. The Libraries will award up to three paid summer internships this academic year.             For the summer of 2014, internships are available in more »

Eerie October happenings with Smithsonian Libraries

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The month of October brings lots of some spooky good times for Smithsonian Libraries. Pumpkin carving patterns, the science of Frankenstein, a behind-the-scenes tour of rare anatomy books, and more! Through the month of October, libraries and archives around the country will be showing off their creepiest collections with #PageFrights on social media. Follow along more »

Upcoming Lectures: Smithsonian Libraries 50th Anniversary Series

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In 2018, the Smithsonian Libraries will celebrate 50 years as a unified library system. In honor of this special anniversary, the Libraries will host a lecture series celebrating the history more »

12 Days of Smithsonian Libraries Collections

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Just in time for the holidays, we’ve scoured our collections to find you some appropriate imagery to go along with that beloved carol, “The 12 Days of Christmas”.   This post was written and compiled by Mario Rups, cataloger in our Resource Description unit. We hope you enjoy the delightful selection!   A Partridge and Pears   more »

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