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Accession 14-122

Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Website Records, 2006-2013

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2006-2013
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Collection: Accession 14-122
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of four websites and one blog maintained by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM) as they existed on December 6, 2013. The main CHNDM website includes information about visiting, donating, educational programs, exhibitions, and events. This information reflects the closure of the museum building due to renovation. It also includes information about the National Design Awards presented annually by CHNDM. The Cooper-Hewitt Archives website is a portal for the museum's non-current exhibition and event websites. CHNDM captures these websites using HTTrack prior to removing them from the main website. The collection database website is a public beta release that includes information about approximately 80% of CHNDM's collections. This accession may not include all data available on the live website at the time of the crawl. The Educator Resource Center website allows teachers and other educators to communicate in a group setting with CHNDM staff. It also provides lesson plans and links to design resources. The "Cooper-Hewitt Labs" blog provides a behind the scenes look at the work of CHNDM's Digital and Emerging Media Department. The blog was opened in December 2011. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of 4 websites and 1 blog maintained by the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum (CHNDM) as they existed on December 6, 2013.

The main CHNDM website includes information about visiting, donating, educational programs, exhibitions, and events. This information reflects the closure of the museum building due to renovation. It also includes information about the National Design Awards presented annually by CHNDM.

The Cooper-Hewitt Archives website is a portal for the museum's non-current exhibition and event websites. CHNDM captures these websites using HTTrack prior to removing them from the main website.

The collection database website is a public beta release that includes information about approximately 80% of CHNDM's collections. This accession may not include all data available on the live website at the time of the crawl.

The Educator Resource Center website allows teachers and other educators to communicate in a group setting with CHNDM staff. It also provides lesson plans and links to design resources.

The "Cooper-Hewitt Labs" blog provides a behind the scenes look at the work of CHNDM's Digital and Emerging Media Department. The blog was opened in December 2011.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 14-122, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Website Records

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Electronic Records

CHNDM website, crawled December 6, 2013

Electronic Records

Cooper-Hewitt Archives website, 2006-2011, crawled December 6, 2013

Electronic Records

Collection database website, crawled December 6, 2013

Electronic Records

Educator Resource Center website, crawled December 6, 2013

Electronic Records

"Cooper-Hewitt Labs" blog, 2011-2013, crawled December 6, 2013

Electronic Records