30th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Death

December 8, 2010

On Dec. 8, 1980, John Lennon was murdered in New York City.  In remembrance of this tragic event, The Detroit Area Library Network has added a new playlist to their YouTube Channel titled “The 30th Anniversary of John Lennon’s Death.”  This playlist contains historical footage from various network television stations, radio accounts, commentaries, and remembrances from various people that knew Lennon.  The playlist may be accessed through the following link: http://tinyurl.com/youtube-lennon


DALNET Members on iTunes

December 3, 2010

Two DALNET members, Arab American National Museum and the Detroit Institute of Arts, have added free audio and video podcasts to iTunes. 

Episodes of “In the Frame,”  a free podcast series from the Detroit Institute of Arts, are available for download at  iTunes – http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/in-the-frame/id403986873.

“In The Frame, hosted by DIA Director Graham Beal, and taped on location at the museum, covers a different portion of the Museum’s large collection in each episode. Beal leads you through the world of the museum in a relaxed and easy-to-understand approach, making the art, the exhibits, and the artists come alive!” –from the podcast description

Arab American National Museum has videos, exhibition materials, interviews, and panel presentations available for free download at iTunes U – http://deimos3.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/arabamericanmuseum.org.

To access podcasts, you will need the free iTunes software installed.  Download here.

If you are a DALNET member institution and also have a presence in iTunes, let us know in the comments and we will add you to our post.


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