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  1. Table of what happened to the different prints. Alt text in images explains discoloring.

    When Digital Print Met Water

    • Date: March 26, 2020
    • Creator: Alison Reppert Gerber
    • Description: What happens when your digital prints get wet and why is this important? Answers below!

  3. Opening remarks from Bill Tompkins, National Collections Coordinator at SI.

    2011 Archives Fair Webcast Live Now

    • Date: October 14, 2011
    • Creator: Catherine Shteynberg
    • Description: Access the official records of the Smithsonian Institution and learn about its history, key events, people, and research.

  5. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. 97-037, National Air and Space Museum (U.S.) Collections Management Division, Subject Files, 1989-1996

    • Date: 1989 1989-1996
    • Creator: National Air and Space Museum. Collections Management Division
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  7. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. 18-231, Smithsonian Institution, Website Records, 2017

    • Date: 2017
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  9. Finding Aid

    SIA Acc. T89037, Center for Short-lived Phenomena (Cambridge, Mass.), Miscellaneous Records, and Publications, 1968-1975

    • Date: 1968 1968-1975
    • Creator: Center for Short-lived Phenomena (Cambridge, Mass.)
    • Creator: Smithsonian Institution Archives

  11. An attendee at “Don’t Rock the Cradle” examines magnetic strapping in the marketplace. Smithsonian Institution Archives, 2015.

    Preserve It While You Use It: Collections Care in Action

    • Date: April 28, 2015
    • Creator: William Bennett
    • Description: It’s Preservation Week - see what conservation staff at the Smithsonian Institution Archives are doing to contribute to preservation-mindedness.

  13. Five CDs and a color card against a black background.

    Glaring Discs: Photographic Condition Documentation of Reflective Surfaces

    • Date: March 19, 2020
    • Description: The challenges of imaging the shiny surfaces of optical discs including CDs and DVDs.

  15. Blog Post

    Smokin’ Smithsonian

    • Date: January 24, 2012
    • Description: The story of the 1865 fire that destroyed part of the Smithsonian Institution Building and its contents.

  17. A screenshot of a data table used for recording the condition of discs. The left side contains label information for the discs and the upper right side lists different types of damages.

    Burn This Disc: Treating Fire-Affected Optical Discs, Part I

    • Date: September 2, 2021
    • Creator: Emily Niekrasz
    • Description: This is part one of three in a series of blog posts about a research project on treating fire-affected optical discs. This month, we’ll introduce the project.

  19. Document

    NASM Hosts Telecast of Memorial of the "Challenger" Crew | Smithsonian Institution Archives

    • A computer window titled DArchInfo with clickable heading tabs labeled Search, Query Results, Clipboard, SQL, and logoutThe first column contains accession numbers for Smithonian Archives born-digital holdings (i.e. 00-002). The second column contains names of format types (i.e. AppleDouble Resource Fork, etc.). The third column is the number of each type of file format in that accession (i.e. there are 93 Acrobat PDF/A files).

      Assessing File Format Risk for Born-Digital Preservation Planning

      • Date: August 3, 2021
      • Description: In addition to physical damage and deterioration of storage media, the technological complexity and dependency of electronic records make them uniquely vulnerable to loss, corruption, and alteration (both accidental and malicious). To achieve long-term preservation of fragile born-digital materials, digital archivists need a plan.

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      WWI: The Smithsonian on the Home Front

      • Date: June 17, 2016
      • Description: Just as the war affected the home life of millions of Americans, it had a drastic impact on the three buildings of the Smithsonian. The biggest change occurred in the ‘new’ National Museum, also known as the Natural History Building, then the Smithsonian’s cutting-edge exhibit space. The Bureau of War Risk Insurance, a new division of the US Department of Treasury created to

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