Multimedia Stories of African American History and Culture
The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culturehas created a freeapp for iOS and Android as a way to discover some of the many stories found in the museum’s collection. Users can search for key objects from the museum, explore stories that discuss how American values (such as resiliency, optimism, and spirituality) are reflected in African American history and culture, view videos and experience augmentedreality features, connect with social media, and more.
StudentCam is C-SPAN’s video documentary competition that encourages students to think critically about issues affecting their communities and the nation. This year students in grades 6-12 are asked to create a short (five- to six-minute) video documentary.
The Smithsonian Libraries is calling for applications for the 2019 Neville-Pribram Mid-Career Educators Award. The Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Library in New York is the host location for 2019.