News and announcements pertaining to the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections and the Digital Initiatives Program.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Three AYPE exhibits open June 1 at Suzzallo/Allen Library

The Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: When the World Came to Campus will be in the Suzzallo Exhibit Room, 102, Women's Work at the 1909 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in the lobby outside Special Collections in the south Allen basement and Capturing the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: Frank H. Nowell, Exposition Photographer in the balcony above the north Allen lobby. All three will open June 1.

UWeek has more information about the exhibits at http://uwnews.org/uweek/article.aspx?visitsource=uwkmail&id=50023. You can also view many of the featured images in the Libraries Digital Collections at http://content.lib.washington.edu/extras/ayp100.html

Monday, May 11, 2009

Prizewinners!

Smith Family Day prize winners at the AYP Expo for Fattest Smith, Thinnest Smith, Prettiest Smith, Homliest Smith. Can you imagine such a contest today?

Smith Family Day prize winners 1909

http://content.lib.washington.edu/u?/ayp,1254

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

ResearchWorks at Washington

Colleges, Schools, Departments and Research Centers can easily present their scholarly work to prospective students, faculty, granting institutions, as well as colleagues and other interested individuals around the world resulting in higher visibility for their work. https://digital.lib.washington.edu/researchworks/