Tech meets textiles with the recent completion of the digital archive project presented in collaboration between the two institutions. They used Blacklight for the faceted search with Ruby on Rails and Solr indexing. Jpeg 2000 allows for unbelievable quality high res images with exceptional zoom capabilities.
The New York Public Library presented this video earlier in the month to promote the Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy at the Stephen A. Schwarzman Library. It makes research look fun! But you already knew that.