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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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Recap of Stanford Hopkins Marine Station event on 28 April 2018

June 12, 2018
by Grace Baysinger

On Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 1:30-3:30 pm, 41 attendees from the ACS Silicon Valley Section and from Stanford University met at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station (HMS) in Pacific Grove. 

For the first hour Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Head Librarian of Hopkins Miller Library and Assistant Director for the Station, covered the history of the Station and a long-term collaborative research project for collecting oceanographic data.   Her presentation also included her discovery of this data in the Library and her recent efforts to preserve and provide broader access to this data by having it digitized.  

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