Explains the basics of Web 2.0 and what benefits user participation might hold for museums.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
Describes the factors involved in building a successful online strategy and designing a museum Web site.
This contribution to the magazine's "You Asked for It" department answers common questions about museums and social media policies.
Examines the respective merits of physical and digital museum objects for purposes of research, education, and emotional connection.
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 tactics, strategies, and imagery women used in their struggle to win the right to vote.
Explores the lives and impact of First Ladies in the contexts of the presidential administrations and the issues of the day.
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.
A study of the creative influences of philosophy on German electrical theory of the 19th century. An exploration of an aspect of the scientific imagination.
Ideologies of technological progress in the planning of the first Chinese "Eco-City"
Nobel portraits by the German photographer Peter Badge, accompanying the Smithsonian exhibition, Nobel Voices. Includes statements by the laureates and brief essays by various authors.
What makes a laboratory an inventive space?
Catalog for an exhibition on Nobel Laureates at the University of Aachen, Germany. Considers the effects of National Socialism on German scientists