Rusty tree frog, Panama, STRI, by Carl C. Hansen, 1987. Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Smithsonian Photographic Services, Image no. 89-14715.

Link Love: 12/14/2018

Link Love: a weekly post with links to interesting videos and stories about archival issues, technology and culture, and Washington D.C. and American history.

It will take fifty years, but the National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) plans to contribute forty million 3D-digitized fossil specimens to a global digital museum. [via the BBC]

The first edition of Encyclopaedia Britannica has been digitally published by the National Library of Scotland. It’s like Wikipedia...sort of...! [via infoDOCKET]

Page with a sketch of planets or a more general scene of space. The figures are labeled with letters

Descendants of those enslaved by James Monroe are helping rewrite the stories presented on tours of Monroe’s Highland plantation. [via NPR]

In 2021, the Smithsonian Latino Center will unveil “Making Home: Latino Stories of Community and Belonging” inside the first American Latinx history gallery at the National Museum of American History. [via Hyperallergic]

Two curators of NMNH’s “Sea Monsters Unearthed” give an insider's perspective on the creation of the new exhibit. [via Smithsonian Magazine]

Thanks to a “Save America's Treasures” grant, the Getty Research Institute will digitize records from feminist art collectives, including the Woman’s Building. [via Hyperallergic]

The UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has recently launched a web exhibit to accompany 350,000 recently digitized items chronicling the story of the Little Rock Nine! [via Mellon Foundation]

Rusty tree Frog, Panama, STRI, 1987, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 11-009 [89-14715].

A study conducted in Central America has shown that city frogs are more alluring than country frogs (warning: NSFWIYAF—Not Safe For Work If You’re A Frog). [via PBS]

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