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APLIC-I Conference 2000
Knowledge in the Digital Age: Preservation, Dissemination and Training

Web Resources for Los Angeles

Here is a quick list of links for Los Angeles with suggestions for restaurants, tours and other things to do while you are there. If you would like to contribute other links, send the information to mdadamo@jhuccp.org

  • City of Los Angeles: Official Site of LA City Government:
    This site has links to the LA Public Library, the Zoo, parks, etc.
  • Digital City Los Angeles
  • Yahoo for Los Angeles:
    http://dir.yahoo.com/Regional/U_S__States/California/Metropolitan_Areas/ Los_Angeles_Metro/
    Gives you the local weather, news headlines, restaurant suggestions etc.
  • Los Angeles Top 25 Restaurants
  • LosAngeles.Com
    Includes top picks in movies, music, stage and events, a selective guide to LA dining, live music, dancing and nightlife.
  • Los Angeles Downtown News – Touring Downtown
    Includes information on what to do, where to eat, where to shop, museums, films, events, etc. all in downtown LA.

  • The Rough Guide to Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art
    5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036. Tel: 323-857-6000 (general information)
    LACMA is located between Fairfax Avenue and La Brea Avenue. Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 12 noon to 8 pm, Friday: 12 noon to 9 pm, Saturday, Sunday: 11 am to 8 pm. Closed Wednesday. General Admission: $7 – adults.
  • Los Angeles Public Library
    The LA Public Library currently has two exhibits: That’s All Folks and "Portraits by Nancy Webber". That’s All Folks is a comprehensive overview of Warner Brothers cartoons, creators of Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, Wile E. Coyote, The Road Runner, Elmer Fudd, Tweety, Sylvester, Pepe Le Pew and Yosemite Sam. Since their debut in 1930, the "Looney Tunes" and "Merrie Melodies" of Warner Brothers have delighted audiences young and old with their wit and surprising sophistication. This was the full-scale first retrospective of comic art to be given by New York's Museum of Modern Art. The exhibition in the Getty Gallery of the main library is an expanded version of the Museum of Modern Art show, and consists of over 160 drawing, painting, "cels" and related art objects used in the making of Warner's classic cartoons, from 1930's through 1960. The library is located at 630 W. Fifth Street, in downtown Los Angeles. Tel: (213) 228-7000. Hours: Monday-Thursday 10 AM to 8 PM.
  • The Getty Museums
    Hours: Tuesdays and Wednesdays 11am - 7pm. Thursdays and Fridays 11am - 9pm. Saturdays and Sundays 10am - 6pm. The Getty Center is located near the San Diego Freeway (Interstate 405) and the Santa Monica Freeway (Interstate 10). Use the Getty Center Drive exit from the 405. Metro Bus 561and Santa Monica Big Blue Bus 14 stop at the entrance. Admission is free.
  • Getty Conservation Institute
    The GCI's Information Center serves Getty staff and consultants, and the local and international conservation community. Holdings include approximately 25,000 volumes, more than 500 online databases and 70 CD-ROMs. Visitors are welcome, by appointment, from 9am - 5pm during regular workdays.
  • The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
    The Huntington is an oasis of art and culture set amidst 150 acres of breathtaking gardens. Three art galleries and a library showcase magnificent collections of rare books and manuscripts, 18th- and 19th-century British and French art, American art from the 18th to the early 20th century, and a small collection of Renaissance paintings. Hours: Tuesday - Friday: 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. Saturday & Sunday: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission: $8.50. 1151 Oxford Road, San Marino, California 91108 (with a second entrance on Orlando Road at Allen Avenue). Twelve miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.

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