The Online Archive of California (OAC) provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary resource collections maintained by more than 150 contributing institutions including libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California and collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses.
The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life uses OCLC WorldCat, the world's largest network of library content and services, to maintain and share bibliographic information relating to its collections and curatorial research projects.
Magnes curators are often invited to present at national and international conferences. Slideshare.net makes it easy to archive and share the presentations created by the staff of The Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life.
FORA.tv, a site for engaging video programs from conferences, summits, public forums, university debates and think tanks across the globe, hosts videos relating to programs of the former Judah L. Magnes Museum from 2006 through 2009.
One of the world's largest social networking websites, Facebook is a place where you can directly interact with us online. We frequently post notices of upcoming events, photos, press releases, and links to Magnes buzz.
Please "like" the Magnes Facebook page to follow our activities and give us your feedback!
The Magnes joined Scribd.com in 2009 to enhance its digital programs with documents about its collections and programs. Our Scribd profile includes information about the holdings of the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, such as catalogs, articles, and curatorial documentation about individual items in the collection.
The Magnes has been using the social bookmarking website, Delicious, not only to share a host of relevant web resources that our curatorial staff uses and deems relevant, but also as an archive of information found in the course of digital fieldwork that accompanies our digital programs.
Magnes now has a YouTube channel! In addition to the videos posted to Fora.tv, we also upload videos of our public programs and productions. Click here to view our video content.
The photo sharing website Flickr has proved to be a valuable resource for encouraging dialog and interaction with public photo collections. Taking it one step further, the Magnes has launched a series of Flickr presentations designed to engage audiences and foster discussion about Magnes collections.
The Staff of the Magnes has been "tweeting" since early 2009, and has used its Twitter feed as a broadcasting tool, often in conjunction with Facebook, to update the public on curatorial projects, unusual finds in the collections, programs, projects and ideas.
All Staff members constantly contribute to the feed both as "guest tweeters," in weekly shifts or reporting on events like conferences and symposia that take place off-site, and on an as-needed basis.