Examines the respective merits of physical and digital museum objects for purposes of research, education, and emotional connection.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
Explains the basics of Web 2.0 and what benefits user participation might hold for museums.
Describes the factors involved in building a successful online strategy and designing a museum Web site.
Recaps and restates principles discussed in two "Museums Remixed" sessions presented at the 2007 AAM annual conference.
A summary of electronic outreach offerings at the Museum.
Explores how national political parties crafted voting appeals to women before and after the passage of suffrage. How
women's voting patterns affected elections.
Explores the lives and impact of First Ladies in the contexts of the presidential administrations and the issues of the day.
Explores the tactics, strategies, and imagery women used in their struggle to win the right to vote.
A collection of essays exploring the use of material culture artifacts as primary resources for scholarly research.
The importance of 20th-century collecting to museums and the new angles of vision needed to build a contemporary collection.
Explores Eleanor Roosevelt's style and approach to fashion and dress.
A collection of essays that explores teaching American history with a First Ladies curriculum with suggested approaches, resources, lesson plans.
This article examines how First Ladies have used social entertaining to advance their husbands' political agendas and how they have "imaged" presidential administrations.
A biography of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis examining how her earlier life prepared her for social entertaining and restoration of the White House. Her role in crafting the image of the Kennedy administration.
The emergence of an academic ethos at the Smithsonian
Examination of atom bomb exhibitions at the American Museum of Science and Energy
Ideologies of technological progress in the planning of the first Chinese "Eco-City"
Book of essays resulting from a multidisciplinary conference on the role of invention in mitigating environmental problems.
What makes a laboratory an inventive space?
A cultural study of boundary problems in the development of modern science exhibitions.
The prospects of atomic warfare and the dispersal of cities.