The Bigger Picture: Visual Archives and the Smithsonian
Link Love: 3/22/13
by Effie Kapsalis on March 22, 2013
- Wanderlust? Travel the world's 7 tallest summits with Google street view. (via Petapixel)
- Infographics are everywhere, including in the New York Public Library's annual report. (via Infodocket)
- Another score for public domain images: LACMA just released its lovely new collections website with 2,0000 public domain art images. (via UNFRAMED)
- Rumors were flying this week that the Wright Bros were not the first in flight. Think again. (via Daily Planet).
- Mark your calendars! Two of our own, Ricc Ferrante and Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig, will be presenting at the Library of Congress, Monday, April 22nd at 6p.m., on "Preserving and Interpreting Born-Digital Collections." There's also a webinar that same week on preserving your personal digital photographs. (via Lynda Schmitz Fuhrig)
- Listen to Tim O'Reilly explain why digital preservation is everyone's problem, not solely that of archivists. (via Infodocket)
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