Stanford Libraries Blog

Welcoming new graduate students in Science & Engineering

September 20, 2018
by Ashley Jester

On Tuesday September 18, 2018, the librarians and staff of the Science & Engineering Resource Group hosted an orientation and welcome session for new graduate students in the Mackenzie Room in the Huang Building.  If you weren't able to join us or would just like to refresh your memory, the slides from our presentation are available here: 2018 Science & Engineering Graduate Student Orientation

We hope to see you in one of our branches soon!

Music Bibliographer Mimi Tashiro retiring

September 18, 2018
by Jerry L McBride

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.

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New video tutorials for Using the Library Resources for Research

September 12, 2018
by Phyllis Kayten

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".

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New tool for connecting to electronic resources

September 11, 2018
by Irina Trapido

Doing research off-campus? Install Lean Library browser extension to gain access to Stanford Libraries' subscriptions from anywhere on the web. Just follow three simple steps below:

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Book talk: Artful Design: Technology in Search of the Sublime

September 11, 2018
by Glen Worthey

Thursday, September 13, 2018

6:00 pm

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.

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Preservation welcomes Annie Matthys

September 6, 2018
by Richenda Brim

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.

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