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Adelante Comunidad: New exhibit showcases four decades of graphic arts by the Stanford Chicanx & Latinx community

July 9, 2018
by Josh Schneider

Adelante Comunidad opens this week in the South Lobby of the East Wing of Green Library. The exhibit, which draws on posters and other materials from the collections of the Stanford University Archives, celebrates over four decades of graphic arts produced by the Stanford Chicanx and Latinx community. Many of the posters were transferred from El Centro Chicano y Latino earlier this year, and highlight educational events and speaking series sponsored by El Centro, and Stanford MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán).

Snapshot of Japan 2016-2018

Stanford's Japanese web archiving project featured in prominent journal

July 6, 2018
by Joshua Capitanio

The National Diet Library, the Japanese equivalent of the Library of Congress, publishes a quarterly journal, entitled Current Awareness.  In the most recent issue, Regan Murphy Kao, curator for the Japanese collection at Stanford’s East Asia Library, describes an experimental web archiving project she initiated in 2016.  The project, called Snapshot of Japan 2016-2018, aimed to preserve a snapshot of contemporary Japanese society.  In contrast to other web archiving projects, which pursue a single topic, event, or type of site, Snapshot of Japan archived a wide range of websites deemed rep

Kristen Domingo

Welcome, Kristen Domingo

June 26, 2018
by Serena Rao

I’m thrilled to announce a new addition to the finance team at Stanford Libraries - Kristen Domingo. Kristen started on June 18. Her office is located in the HR & Business Services suite on the 2nd Floor of Green East. If you haven’t met her already, please stop by to say hello or send her an introduction via kdomingo@stanford.edu.

Concierge program celebrates another successful year

June 25, 2018
by Mimi Calter

The Concierge Program has just wrapped up for the 2017-18 academic year.  Thanks to all of you who attended, asked questions, and gave us new ideas for programs.  The Concierge Program Advisory Group is already hard at work building out next year’s agenda, so don’t hesitate to reach out to any of us with ideas and recommendations for next year’s program.

 

Watch the World Cup in Green Library

June 13, 2018
by C. Ryan Perkins

Twenty-four years ago in June of 1994 Stanford University welcomed the world to its campus when a series of World Cup games were played at Stanford Stadium.  In honor of Stanford’s history and connection to the World Cup we at the library are hosting viewings of the 2018 World Cup.  Come join us in Green Library’s Tierney Room during this World Cup season where we will be live streaming all games during the library’s regular operating hours beginning on June 14th.   You may ask, what does the library have to do with

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