Mary Augusta Thomas and I, Nancy Gwinn, went to Panama this week to visit our library at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Center. We saw the renovated library reading space, where extra more »
Category: From the Director
I’m writing from the IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Gothenburg Sweden. It’s Saturday, Aug. 14, with only one more day to go.
I am attending a meeting of ICOMOS the International Council on Monuments and Sites on the island of Malta. The meeting consists of a Scientific Symposium on the topic of more »
North American Wild Flowers, Mary Vaux Walcott (1860–1940), Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution, 1925, Plate 336: flower The Fossil Record, a newsletter put out by the Smithsonian Department of Paleobiology, includes more »
I have spent the last few days at the RLG Partnership Meeting in Boston. RLG is part of OCLC Research, and since the merger, the RLG staff and members have more »
Happy holidays in 2008! All through 2008, the Smithsonian Libraries has been celebrating the 40th (Ruby) anniversary of the year (1968) that Smithsonian Secretary S. Dillon Ripley created the Smithsonian more »