Answers to our “Ask Me Anything”!

May 23, 2014

On April 30th, in honor of Preservation Week, the Smithsonian Libraries hosted an “Ask Me Anything” (AMA) question and answer session with our book conservator, Katie Wagner.  The conversation primarily took place on our Tumblr page, from 12-2pm.  Katie answered about 30 questions, related mostly to book care and treatment, the Libraries and our collections and careers in conservation.

Tumblr: A slightly irreverent look at the Libraries collections

July 29, 2013

If you’ve spent any time deep in the heart of libraryland, then you surely have encountered ephemera, marginalia, stunningly beautiful bookplates, funny advertisements, and other semi-random stuff in the stacks that yearned to be shared, so we’re doing just that through the microblogging platform Tumblr.

Social Media at the Libraries

On Tuesday several Libraries staff met to discuss use of social media with the aim to discuss why and how we were currently using social media, what our goals were, and how we could best meet those goals.

Lecture Today at 10:30!

David S. Ferriero Democracy 2.0: A Case Study in Open Government How the National Archives'  own Open Government Plan is reaching out to new audiences through social media May 26, 2010  10:30am-11:30am  Quad, Lecture Hall, Room 3027 This lecture will be webcast live!  Live tweet the event! #LAMfutures

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