Carnival of the Commons: Happy April!Posted by zyrcster in Carnival of The Commons
Heard around the Commons:
- The Glenview Public Library suggests using the Commons for genealogy.
- Help the Medical Museion at the University of Copenhagen decide to join the Commons.
- Derivative Images, of the University of Colorado (Yay! Buffaloes!), discusses the Commons.
- Some brief summaries of the Flickr Commons session at the Computers in Libraries conference in Arlington, Virginia: Digitization 101 (Jill Hurst-Wahl and David Lee King), Librarian by Day (Bobbi L. Newman), and Library Geek Woes.
- Lots of logging information from the Oregon State University Archives’ April Fools set! Timber!
- The Powerhouse Museum’s Photo of the Day blog celebrates its 500th post … and you can win a print!
- Meet curator Erika Dicker at the Powerhouse Museum’s new blog, Object of the Week.
- Elizabeth Thomsen explores Commenting the Commons.
- Profiling Social Networks: A Social Tagging Perspective. Hat tip to the National Library of New Zealand for this find.
- The Brooklyn Museum posts a series of articles, “Wikipedia Loves Art: Lessons Learned.” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3.
- Seb Chan at the Powerhouse Museum also discusses Wikipedia and that the museum’s online documentation is now licensed under Creative Commons.
- The Smithsonian Institution (SI) tells us about Ray Strong painting the Golden Gate Bridge. See more at the SI’s Flickr group, 1934.
- Hat tip to the SI for this info on U.S. stimulus funding for research. Government money—It’s not just for Wall Street!
- The Library of Congress reports that the public-domain status of early sound recordings is delayed until 2067.
- The National Media Museum aims to open a London satellite for photography exhibits.
- The Bibliothèque de Toulouse posts a review of Jean-Paul Lilienfeld’s “The Day of the Skirt,” a broadcast about women, racism, and the integration of young people.
- The Australian War Memorial reports on the conservation of the Mark IV tank. Oooh, tanks.
03 Apr. – Charles Parker Day, from the National Media Museum.
Starting 03 Apr. – Film screenings in 200-seat Art Deco theater resume at Library of Congress Packard Campus. A Hard Day’s Night!
04 Apr. – Target First Saturday at the Brooklyn Museum—Swing-era tunes, French and Italian arias, dance, talks, and more.
04 Apr. – Join the National Galleries of Scotland for a selection of faces in the Portrait Gallery’s collection, including Mary Queen of Scots.
05 Apr. – Open day at the John Oxley Library (State Library of Queensland, Australia) in honor of its 75th birthday.
05 Apr. – Join the George Eastman House for a screening of Victor Fleming’s 1934 Treasure Island. Arrrrr.
Tags: Australian War Memorial, Bibliothèque de Toulouse, Brooklyn Museum, George Eastman House, Library of Congress, National Galleries of Scotland, National Media Museum, Oregon State University Archives, Powerhouse Museum, Smithsonian Institution, State Library of Queensland Australia