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Accession 17-042

Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service

Website Records, 2007-2015

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2007-2015
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Collection: Accession 17-042
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES). The primary SITES website, crawled December 21, 2015, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution. It also includes press releases, the biannual "Update" catalog, general information about SITES, and, for each exhibition, a description, specifications, travel schedule, and related promotional materials, publications, and other resources. The SITES blog, also crawled December 21, 2015, discusses the theme and contents of its traveling exhibitions. The blog launched in July 2007. The "Animal Connections: Our Journey Together" website was crawled on December 18, 2015. The website includes information from and about the traveling truck exhibition of the same name. The website has been inactive since the exhibition tour ended in November 2014. This accession only includes portions of the website that are available without login. Due to technical issues, some images and videos are missing. Some videos were crawled separately on December 23, 2015. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of two websites and a blog maintained by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES).

The primary SITES website, crawled December 21, 2015, provides information on hosting and supporting traveling exhibitions developed by the Smithsonian Institution. It also includes press releases, the biannual "Update" catalog, general information about SITES, and, for each exhibition, a description, specifications, travel schedule, and related promotional materials, publications, and other resources.

The SITES blog, also crawled December 21, 2015, discusses the theme and contents of its traveling exhibitions. The blog launched in July 2007.

The "Animal Connections: Our Journey Together" website was crawled on December 18, 2015. The website includes information from and about the traveling truck exhibition of the same name. The website has been inactive since the exhibition tour ended in November 2014. This accession only includes portions of the website that are available without login. Due to technical issues, some images and videos are missing. Some videos were crawled separately on December 23, 2015.

Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-042, Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service, Website Records

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Electronic Records

SITES primary website, crawled December 21, 2015

Electronic Records

SITES blog, 2007-2015, crawled December 21, 2015

Electronic Records

"Animal Connections: Our Journey Together" website, crawled December 18, 2015

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"Animal Connections: Our Journey Together" videos, crawled December 23, 2015 [Click on "Videos" link in header]

Electronic Records