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Productions

Topic:
Guide to the Smithsonian (Documentary film)
Smithsonian Institution (Documentary film)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
13.08 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes) (3.08 non-standard size boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Audiotapes
Date:
1988-1996, 1999-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of film, videotapes, and audio elements documenting Smithsonian Institution orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC). The first production, titled "The Smithsonian Institution," was completed in 1984 and was updated in 1989. The production was redone in the early 1990s and released as "Guide to the Smithsonian" in 1994 with Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, narrating. A 2001 version featured Lawrence M. Small, Secretary, as narrator. Materials consist of 16 mm film, 1/4" audiotapes, 1" magnetic audio tapes, 1/4" videotapes, Betacam tapes, and 3/4" U-matics. Also includes VIARC camera reports and logs.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Interactive video  Search this
Information services -- User education  Search this
Museum buildings  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts
Motion pictures (visual works)
Video recordings
Audiotapes
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 02-119, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 02-119
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Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa02-119

Productions

Topic:
Guide to the Smithsonian (Documentary film)
Smithsonian Institution (Documentary film)
Creator::
Smithsonian Productions  Search this
Extent:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Floppy disks
Audiotapes
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Electronic records
Date:
1989-2001
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of videotapes and audio elements documenting Smithsonian Institution orientation productions for the Visitor Information and Associates' Reception Center (VIARC) created by Smithsonian Productions and its predecessor, the Office of Telecommunications. The first production, titled "The Smithsonian Institution," was completed in 1984 and was updated in 1989. The production was redone in the early 1990s and released as "Guide to the Smithsonian" in 1994 with Ira Michael Heyman, Secretary, narrating. A 2001 version replaced Heyman with Lawrence M. Small, Secretary, as narrator. Materials consist of 1" magnetic audio tapes, Betacam tapes, VHS, D-2, Digital8, digital audio tape, and 3/4" U-matics. Some materials are in electronic format.
Restrictions:
Restrictions pertaining to the use of these materials may apply (based on contracts/copyright). Access restrictions may also apply if viewing/listening copies are not currently available. Viewing/listening copies can be made for a fee. Contact reference staff for details.
Topic:
Interactive video  Search this
Information services -- User education  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Floppy disks
Audiotapes
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Videotapes
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 09-077, Smithsonian Productions, Productions
Identifier:
Accession 09-077
See more items in:
Productions
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa09-077

Democratizing information : online databases and rise of end-user searching / Bryan Pfaffenberger

Author:
Pfaffenberger, Bryan 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 193 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1990
C1990
Topic:
Reference services (Libraries)--Automation  Search this
Bibliographical services--User education  Search this
Information services--User education  Search this
Online bibliographic searching  Search this
Information technology  Search this
Database searching  Search this
End-user computing  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_463272

End-user searching : services and providers / edited by Martin Kesselman and Sarah B. Watstein

Author:
Kesselman, Martin  Search this
Watstein, Sarah  Search this
American Library Association  Search this
Physical description:
ix, 230 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
Topic:
Reference services (Libraries)--Automation  Search this
Information services--User education  Search this
Bibliographical services--User education  Search this
Online bibliographic searching  Search this
Database searching  Search this
Call number:
Z711.E55 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_345797

Online reference and information retrieval / Roger C. Palmer

Author:
Palmer, Roger C  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 189 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1987
Topic:
Reference services (Libraries)--Automation  Search this
Information retrieval  Search this
Database searching  Search this
Online bibliographic searching  Search this
Information services--User education  Search this
Call number:
Z711.P275 1987X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_358470

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