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Accession 13-187,  Smithsonian Latino Center,  Website Records, 2006-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Latino Center
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2006-2013
Quantity:
Collection: Accession 13-187
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Latino Center as they existed on March 18, 2013.The main Smithsonian Latino Center website provides information about the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, collections, and exhibitions across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes online exhibitions.The "Creating the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) in Second Life" blog serves to document the development of the LVM as well as invite open dialogue in the process and production of virtual world building in Second Life. The blog was opened in November 2006 and has been inactive since March 2012.The "LVM Interactive Archive" website is the convergent media archive exploring Latino identity and connecting communities through trans-media experiences. It includes multimedia educational resources.The "Música del Pueblo" website consists of an online exhibition presenting Latino and Latin American music and allowing visitors to explore the fuller meaning of traditional music. Materials are in electronic format.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of three websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Latino Center as they existed on March 18, 2013.

The main Smithsonian Latino Center website provides information about the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, collections, and exhibitions across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes online exhibitions.

The "Creating the Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) in Second Life" blog serves to document the development of the LVM as well as invite open dialogue in the process and production of virtual world building in Second Life. The blog was opened in November 2006 and has been inactive since March 2012.

The "LVM Interactive Archive" website is the convergent media archive exploring Latino identity and connecting communities through trans-media experiences. It includes multimedia educational resources.

The "Musica del Pueblo" website consists of an online exhibition presenting Latino and Latin American music and allowing visitors to explore the fuller meaning of traditional music.

Materials are in electronic format.

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-187, Smithsonian Latino Center, Website Records