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Concierge 52: Library Systems: Going behind the scenes

March 20, 2019
by Ellie Buckley

Join us to learn how Library Systems is involved behind the scenes in almost every aspect of library operations--from acquisition to circulation of library materials, automated fund reports, metadata uploads to SearchWorks, and even grant funded projects like LD4P. The Library Systems team and liaisons will discuss key unit functions, including management of SirsiDynix Symphony Workflows.

Chinese Deathscape cover

CIDR project "The Chinese Deathscape" is published by Stanford University Press

March 20, 2019
by Glen Worthey

The Stanford Libraries' Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR) is proud to share in the announcement of a new publication, by the Stanford University Press, of The Chinese Deathscape: Grave Reform in Modern China, a longstanding, major collaboration with Professor Thomas S. Mullaney of the Department of History.

This publication is the latest in SU Press's Digital Scholarship series of interactive scholarly works, and the first fully peer-reviewed and professionally published of CIDR's many projects in the digital humanities and computational social sciences.

Cover image of Yo soy Muslim : a father's letter to his daughter

Yo soy Muslim

March 15, 2019
by Kelly L Roll

“and there will come a day when people in the world will not smile at you. On that day tell them this: Yo soy Muslim. I am from Allah, angels and a place almost as old as time. I speak Spanish, Arabic, and dreams.”Yo soy Muslim, Mark Gonzales.

Poster exhibition

"Religion in Manga and Anime" poster exhibition at East Asia Library

March 8, 2019
by Joshua Capitanio

From March 15 - May 3, the East Asia Library will be displaying an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.  An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Thursday, March 14.

Installation of objects from the Carolee Schneemann archive at the MoMA PS1, 2018

A Tribute to Carolee Schneemann, (1939-2019)

March 7, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

Carolee Schneemann, painter, performance artist, filmmaker, installation artist, and visionary feminist has died at the age of 79.  Schneemann’s groundbreaking work wove themes of sexuality, sensuality, and embodiment into a visceral, inimitable and bold art practice.  Her work uprooted staid notions of gender while unflinchingly confronting societal taboos. 

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