The Spotlight at Stanford service team is pleased to announce the publication of Exhibit Documentation, a new exhibit and guide to building Spotlight at Stanford exhibits. This "exhibit on exhibits" provides documentation and examples, alongside descriptions for how to create feature, browse, and about pages -- all on the Reference tab.
Earlier this year we introduced our student workers and some of the projects they were involved in this summer.
We are happy to announce an update to one of the projects – the Road & Track Magazine collection.
Mimi Tashiro, Music Bibliographer, has announced her retirement from Stanford Libraries beginning September 21. Mimi is incredibly devoted and loyal to Stanford University having spent her entire career of just over thirty-eight years as a distinguished music librarian at the Stanford Music Library.
Stanford Libraries has posted five videos on its YouTube channel. They are targeted for new undergraduate students, and are required watching for the Program in Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) students, who come to the library for workshops on information literacy. The videos are helpful to all researchers! These videos are part of the department of Learning and Outreach's effort to "flip the classroom".
Bender Room, Green Library
Join us for an evening of thought-provoking discussion as Ge Wang presents his book, Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime (release date: September 11, 2018 from Stanford University Press). Signed copies will be available for sale.
Special Collections’ Rare Book Cataloging Unit has just wrapped up the cataloging of a large collection of Edwardian novels (British novels published between 1890-1920). The books are now in the process of being digitized, after which they will be available for study both online and in person in the Special Collections reading room.
This week the Preservation department welcomes our new staff member, Annie Matthys, to the position of Preservation Specialist. In her new position, Annie will handle preventive preservation tasks, including environmental monitoring, pest management, preservation education and maintenance of the collection emergency response plan, as well as department projects. She will be a primary point of contact for collection preservation issues.