On March 25 Martin Kalfatovic met with Maria Van der Spuy-Groenewald, Digitization Coordinator, Department of Library Services, University of Pretoria (South Africa). Ms. Van der Spuy-Groenewald visited the United States under the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program.
Month: March 2011
In honor of Women’s History Month, I decided to acquaint myself more with early American women naturalists. Luckily, for me, author Tina Gianquitto has written a book about such a subject
Feeling a little geeky? Nostalgic for the days when NASA has less computing power than your cell phone? In honor of Women’s History Month, the Libraries and the National Museum of American History would like to enable you to build your own ENIAC. (well, maybe not really build – but you could learn how to run one!)
The 1962 edition of Current Biography (Wilson) states “The most celebrated woman painter in the United States today, Grace Hartigan, is a leading member of the New York School of abstract expressionists.
For National “Joe” Day, the Libraries would like to feature some digital collections from its Joseph F. Cullman 3rd, Library of Natural History.
Four years after the initial design process began, the National Museum of Natural History Library showed off its new home to over 170 guests. Folks poured in to see the new space and attend the ribbon cutting ceremony.
A recent addition to the Libraries’ Galaxy of Images are two images from Darwin’s manuscript papers, from the Dibner Library, including Holograph manuscript, page 242, from Darwin’s On the origin of species.