Carnival of the CommonsPosted by zyrcster in Carnival of The Commons
Heard around the Commons:
- Archives sharing content in the digital age — The Australian War Memorial summarizes an online research project by the Nationaal Archief, Afscheid van Indië (Separation from Indonesia).
- Graduate Student Projects — Take a sneak peak at the next Flickr set from the George Eastman House.
- Also, check out their blog post, Exploring the Archive.
- 1stfans Twitter Art Feed Artist for June 2009: Nick Fortunato — Read about a fun project from the Brooklyn Museum.
- Arts of the Islamic World Reinstallation — A quick tour of the behind-the-scenes goings-on at the Brooklyn Museum [video].
- The Source: news about digital libraries and library innovations from around the web — This Friday’s collection of links from the National Library of New Zealand includes articles on copyright.
- What Katie Does — A design and craft blog that discusses the coolness of the Flickr Commons.
- The Collective Picture — A blog about old photographs which weaves stories around them.
- Free Family Fun at the Getty — A round-up of all the cool and free things families can do at the Getty Villa.
- The Library of Congress posts resources for you to learn all about Justice Sotomayor.
- Ghost Remains After Black Hole Eruption — More exciting adventures in outer space from the Smithsonian’s Chandra X-ray blog.
- All about Astronomy Visualization Metadata, also from the Chandra blog.
- Owney! A very cool video of Owney, the US Postal Service mascot … from the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum.
- Everyone into the White House Photo Pool! Nice summary from the Smithsonian Photography Initiative on being a photographer for the White House pool. Includes Flickr photos from the White House!
- The History of the John Oxley Library — Part Four — The State Library of Queensland, Australia, continues its series on its history in celebration of its 75th year.
- The D.C. Public Library Social Sciences division puts Flickr Commons images to use on the blog. Yay!
- A big shout-out to the ROTC from the Oregon State University Archives.
30 & 31 May — Treeless Mountain is showing at the George Eastman House DrydenTheatre. “Director So Yong Kim’s second feature is a gentle and restrained semi-autobiographical account of two little girls, told from a child’s perspective.”
31 May – Last chance to apply for Rock Camp 2009 at the D.C. Public Library.
Tags: Australian War Memorial, Brooklyn Museum, D.C. Public Library, George Eastman House, Getty Research Institute, Nationaal Archief, National Library of New Zealand, Oregon State University Archives, Smithsonian Institution, State Library of Queensland Australia