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The Guggenheim Museum in New York Guggenheim Go New York On View Now On View Now Virtual Museum - Museo Galileo The Online Catalogue of the museum presents the more than 1,000 objects on permanent exhibition through color images and detailed descriptions. The user can access biographical data, explore "In Depth" information and find contextual background related to the selected object. For the more complex objects, simulation animations and/or videos are also made available. Virtual VisitThe museum exhibition occupies two entire floors of the Palazzo Castellani. The first floor preserves the Medici Collection, the second floor houses the Lorraine Dynasty Collection. Video index available through thematic keysVideos and animations that reconstruct the historical contexts and thematic references of the objects on display, allowing for an exploration of the Collections by subject.

100 Search Engines For Academic Research Back in 2010, we shared with you 100 awesome search engines and research resources in our post: 100 Time-Saving Search Engines for Serious Scholars. It’s been an incredible resource, but now, it’s time for an update. Some services have moved on, others have been created, and we’ve found some new discoveries, too. Many of our original 100 are still going strong, but we’ve updated where necessary and added some of our new favorites, too. The History of Cartography, Volume 1: Cartography in Prehistoric, Ancient, and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean, Harley, Woodward List of IllustrationsPreface J. B. Harley and David Woodward Chapter 1: The Map and the Development of the History of Cartography J. B. About Fact: the average American watches 5 hours of television per day. What would the world be like if we dedicated one of those hours to reading books instead? I don’t know, but I’d like to find out. So to inspire others to read more, I ask five good questions of interesting authors and share the videos with you every Friday in your inbox.

Art Project, powered by Google Loading Explore stories from around the world NASA astronaut from the International Space Station Museu do Amanhã Your daily digestFriday 16 December Obras de las ciudades de Herculano y Pompeya Registration numbers The most common type of Museum number begins with the year of acquisition. The database standardises these numbers in the form, for example: 1887,0708.2427 (year: comma: block of four numbers - usually representing a month and day: full-stop and final number). The final number can be of any length and may be followed by another full-stop and a sub-number. In some cases the same number is shared by two or more objects across departments. In some of these cases a prefix has been added before a number (e.g.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 10 Great Platforms for Primary Source Documents July11, 2014 Resources like the Library of Congress have considerable archives and documents available, and many of them have taken their collections online. Use these search tools to get access to these incredible resources. Library of Congress: In this incredible library, you’ll get access to searchable source documents, historical photos, and amazing digital collections. Accessing the archive EnquiriesEnquiries relating to the archive collections or the history of the Guardian or Observer should be sent by email to archives@theguardian.com or by post to: Guardian News & Media ArchiveKings Place90 York WayLondon N1 9GU Information on researching the history of the Guardian and the Observer are available in our Frequently Asked Questions section. Consulting the collectionsWhere extensive research is required enquirers are asked to undertake research in person. Material may be consulted in our reading room in King's Cross by appointment only (see map).

Review of Crash Course – The Fast-Paced Youtube Channel – Coursemania Crash Course is a channel on YouTube that covers 7 course topics in a series of weekly videos. Some of the video series have been running for 2 years at this point. The topics covered are: PsychologyLiteratureChemistryUS HistoryEcologyBiology The videos are created by two brothers, and are well-produced with sound effects and animation to reinforce the points being made.

Vatican Museums - Official web site The Friday evening openings of the Vatican Museums will be even more accessible to residents of Rome thanks to the renewed agreement with Atac. For the third consecutive year, Metrebus and èRoma cards holders, accompanied by one guest, may obtain a special reduced ticket at the price of 17.00 Euros, and enjoy preferential skip the line access (plus complimentary DVD, "Art and Faith, the Treasures of the Vatican", an evocative review in images of 2000 years of the history of the Church and art). The initiative, for which booking is not obligatory, is valid until 28 October 2016 – August not included – every Friday from 7 to 11 p.m.

One of the World's greatest collections of Western art from the Middle Ages to the present. European paintings, drawings, manuscripts, sculpture and decorative arts, and the European and American photographs. by nda_librarian Apr 28

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