National Archives conservators devoted weeks to the conservation treatment of Magna Carta, the first phase of a major project leading its re-encasement and public display. The document -- written on parchment in 1297 with iron gall ink -- is one of 17 surviving versions of Magna Carta in the world today, the only one in North America and the only Magna Carta in private hands.
Friday, July 29, 2011
Monday, July 25, 2011
Friday, July 22, 2011
Danny Sullivan, editor-in-chief of Search Engine Land, discusses how online search engines are digitizing everything, even humans, and how this new revolution in digital search effects our lives.
Monday, July 18, 2011
Friday, July 15, 2011
The National Archives and Records Administration -- NARA -- is building ERA to fulfill its mission in the digital age: to safeguard and preserve the records of our government, ensure that the people can discover, use, and learn from this documentary heritage, and ensure continuing access to the essential documentation of the rights of American citizens and the actions of their government.
Monday, July 11, 2011
Monday's Featured Photo Blog: The Bigger Picture
Installation of the Jose de Rivera sculpture, "Infinity," in front of the Museum of History and Technology, now the National Museum of American History, 1967, by Unidentified photographer, Photographic negative, Smithsonian Institution Archives, Negative number: OPA-1020.16
(By: Marguerite Roby - Photo Archivist for the Smithsonian Intstitution)
Friday, July 8, 2011
The perfect mobile scanner that allows memories to saved and shared while on the go. And, the Flip-Pal becomes a great addition to your scrapbook tools!
Thursday, July 7, 2011
What is photo scanning, and why is it important? This video answers questions including:
- How many photos are there in the world?
- What happens to photos over time?
- How does E-Z Photo Scan work?