New guest blog posts from our own over at the Smithsonian Collections blog: Sarah Stauderman on why the Smithsonian hasn’t digitized all of our collections yet, and conservator Nora Lockshin on what’s in her bag (hint: it’s not lipstick).
- There are 153 miles of book shelves in the new Bodleian Library at Oxford (!).
- Archives Info has great tips on how to value and share your family history.
- The National Library of Wales gives a woot-woot to the Flickr Commons. We couldn’t agree more with their sentiments that we are very grateful for our users on the Flickr Commons.
- I’m sure lots of folks are adding “baseball archivist” to their list of dream jobs . . . [via Marguerite Roby].
- History Happens Here!: a new augmented reality project using historical photographs and Flickr from the National Archives.
- A clothing trend I’ve noticed lately: clothing design inspired by a company’s archives. The most recent: Laura Ashley and Levi’s Jeans [via Marvin Heiferman, SIA].
- Graffiti backwards: artist Brad Downey and professional conservator Magdalena Recova to uncover 15 years worth of graffiti on a wall in Vienna [via C-MONSTER.net]: