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Letterlocking: WWII Prisoner of War Letter from a son to his mother in Italy, 1944.

Letterlocking: WWII Prisoner of War...

Letterlocking

Added 5 days ago | 00:00:34 | 110 views

Prisoner of war Dino Belardinelli letter to his mother in Italy.Similar to the WWII Russian soldier triangle letterlocking format, this stationery used by WWII POW's allowed for privacy but not for an enclosure secured with an adhesive. ...

How to make an inexpensive book cradle from one Tyvek™ envelope

How to make an inexpensive book cra...

MIT Libraries: book cradles

Added 13 days ago | 00:02:01 | 260 views

Watch our MITemp Lucy Brown demonstrate how to make this quick, easy, and inexpensive book cradle with one Tyvek™ envelope and some recycled air pillows. Book cradles are a type of support that help to reduce stress on the spine of a bo...

How to download OpenStreetMap Data from Trimble Data Marketplace

How to download OpenStreetMap Data ...

GIS

Added 1 month ago | 00:02:46 | 276 views

This tutorial will show you how to download a selection of OpenStreetMap data using Trimble Data Marketplace. This data can then be used in a GIS or other mapping application.

You Can't Spell IAP without API

You Can't Spell IAP without API

Information Systems and Technology (IS&T)

Added 1 month ago | 00:54:03 | 195 views

January 13, 2015 IAP presentation. Jonathan Reed IS&T Faculty & Student Experience

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebuilt at the hinge

Simple repair 1: Broken spine rebui...

reengineering the broken spines of books

Added 1 month ago | 00:21:06 | 329 views

Reengineering broken book spines working group presents this first of many instructional videos that demonstrate the variations of this innovative book conservation treatment. WHO IS INVOLVED AND WHY: Jana Dambrogio, Thomas F. Peterson (...

Infinite flip book: Have you seen the future?

Infinite flip book: Have you seen t...

MIT Libraries: Books made from a single sheet of paper

Added 1 month ago | 00:01:05 | 627 views

"Have you seen the future?" is a book with pages that never stop turning. This edition limited to 180 copies was made expressly for the MIT Libraries Infinite Mile Awards Celebration by hand by the 2015 Rewards and Recognition committee ...

Letterlocking: Marie Antoinette's removable paper lock, 18th-century France

Letterlocking: Marie Antoinette's r...

Letterlocking

Added 2 months ago | 00:02:31 | 668 views

A letter from Marie Antoinette, Queen of France, to Cardinal Ignazio Boncompagni Ludovisi, 1782. The "Removable Paper Lock" format, a ceremonial-type correspondence, was used by French Kings (Louis XIV, Louis XV, and Louis XVI) and Que...

Will I Graduate?  Reading the Undergraduate Degree Audit Form - A guide for MechE Students

Will I Graduate? Reading the Under...

Will I Graduate?

Added 3 months ago | 00:04:32 | 349 views |

This course walks you through the steps for fulfilling the requirements for the Course 2OE major.

Will I Graduate?  Reading the Undergraduate Degree Audit Form - A guide for MechE Students

Will I Graduate? Reading the Under...

Will I Graduate?

Added 3 months ago | 00:05:00 | 369 views |

This short video will walk you through the requirements for the Course 2A major.

Will I Graduate?  Reading the Degree Audit for MechE Course 2

Will I Graduate? Reading the Degre...

Will I Graduate?

Added 3 months ago | 00:04:50 | 296 views |

This short video walks you through the requirements for the Course 2 major.

Will I Graduate?  Reading the Undergraduate Degree Audit Form - A guide for MechE Students

Will I Graduate? Reading the Under...

Will I Graduate?

Added 3 months ago | 00:04:17 | 577 views |

This video looks at the General Institution and non-subject requirements for a MechE Student

Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

Semaphore spinning wheel, 1960s

MIT Libraries. Movable Messages in Books: Spinning Wheels, Coded Disks, and Volvelles

Added 3 months ago | 00:00:13 | 640 views

This small pocket-sized device shows the alphabet as it’s signaled using semaphore flags. Turn the dial, and look in the window by the sailor’s right foot to see the letter he’s signaling. (Turn the disk around, and you’ll see what the f...

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