Originally published on the Smithsonian Collections blog … Pictured here is John Murdoch, a former head librarian of the Smithsonian, in the United States National Museum library, located in the more »
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Jellyfish tend to be regarded as bad news. An encounter with these creatures and their stinging tentacles could give anyone bad luck, whether or not it happens to be Friday the 13th. However, jellyfish are some of the most bizarrely beautiful, strange, and mysterious animals on the planet.
Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries has named Library and Archive Exhibitions on the Web as an "Editor's Pick" in their August 2010 issue. The review in part reads, This Smithsonian site is the best more »
Is it possible to have too many cat images in one's blog? Not when they're as wonderful as this one! The frantic feline (left) is an illustration of "Phoenix's Feline more »
Originally published on the Collections Search Center (SIRIS Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) blog . . . This jaunty cover image from a 1916 catalog for Indian Motorcycles shows a happily-waving young more »
Originally published on the Collections Search Center (SIRIS Smithsonian Institution Research Information System) blog . . . Galileo Galilei, Sidereus Nuncius Magna, Longeque Admirabilia Spectacula Pandens, Suspiciendaque Proponens Unicuique [The great starry more »