September 24, 2021

Recently Launched: Smithsonian Institution Mobile Guide Apps (iOS, Android, Mobile Web)

From the Smithhsonian Web Site: The mobile guide to visiting the Smithsonian, built collaboratively with our visitors. Discover what to see and do, search our collections, access podcasts and other apps, and add your tips and photos to Smithsonian Mobile. Continually refreshed and renewed by both visitors and Smithsonian experts, there’s always a reason to […]

Smithsonian Institution Archives Launches a New Website

From a News Release: The Smithsonian Institution Archives announces the launch of its new website,, with new features and improved access to collections. First launched in 1995, the website has been redesigned to maximize public access to the Archives’ rich collections that document the history of the Smithsonian and its role in the arts, […]

Library of Congress and Smithsonian Launch Civil Rights History Project Website

From LC: The American Folklife Center (AFC) at the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) have launched The Civil Rights History Project at The portal presents the results of a nationwide inventory of oral-history interviews with participants in the civil rights movement. The research, […]

Federal Government: Directory of Mobile Apps Has Two New Additions

The two new apps are only available for iPad users. Like all of the other apps in the directory they’re free to download and use. 1. Science360 for iPad from the National Science Foundation (NSF) The National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from […]