MoMA | MoMA’s Digital Art Vault Recently on Inside/Out, we heard from Assistant Media Conservator Peter Oleksik about MoMA’s efforts to preserve and digitize its collection of analog video art, amassed over the course of four deca…

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Oxford Debuts A Library Chair To Last For Centuries | Co.Design | business + design The three shortlisted entries in Oxford's competition to redesign the Bodleian Library chair. Barber and Osgerby's winning design is on the left.…

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Gloves off for filming at the archives How many of us have thought that white cotton gloves are a must for the safe handling of precious documents? What do you think when you see archival documents being handled with white gloves on televi…

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Donald Judd Foundation - Library

I didn't appreciate all the resources of a university library when I had access to one, particularly the databases, which are even more useful today than they were when I was in school a decade ago. I've been in the mood lately to pursue a bit of amateur scholarship, so I've been hunting for ways to get electronic access to a major library. Word on the internets is that the New York Public Library and the Houston Public Library were willing to give non-residents access for a modest fee, but I can't find much information on their websites.