The Libraries is uniquely positioned to help scholars understand the continuing vitality of this relationship, via exceptional research resources ranging from 15th-century manuscripts to electronic journals.
It is recruiting season for Libraries’ internships! We are also excited to announce a new photography internship for the Libraries’ Director’s Office. Please share our internship and research opportunities with colleagues, friends, and other institutions, societies, or clubs that may be of interest.
In the 1890s, a time before the expediency of the internet, Charles Davies Sherborn embarked upon a meticulous and expansive research project on par with the Oxford English Dictionary—only he did it single-handedly.
Attending the American Library Association conference in June? Come join us on Monday, June 28, from 2-4 PM for an informal open house of the Smithsonian’s resources for American art more »
The Libraries' featured exchange partner for April is our counterpart in Paris, France: the Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle (MNHN) in Paris, France. We have been corresponding and exchanging with them more »
British beetles. Transferred from Curtis's British entomology. With descriptions by E.W. Janson. (1863) Contributed by the Smithsonian Institution Here is a wonderful image from a volume that was previously highlighted more »