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Science Library Newsletter, September 2018

September 21, 2018
by Michael L Newman

With ten issues per year, the Science Library Newsletter publishes news from the Robin Li & Melissa Ma Science Library.  Sign up to receive issues via email as they are published.  Contents of the September 2018 issue:

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National Geospatial Advisory Committee holds Fall 2018 meeting

September 21, 2018
by Julie Sweetkind-Singer

The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) held its fall meeting September 5-6, 2018 at the National Conservation Training Center, Shepherdstown, West Virginia.  The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC).  The role of the NGAC is to provide advice and recommendations related to the national geospatial program and the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.  Full minutes of the meeting, PowerPoints, and lightning talks are available on the NGAC website.

Welcoming new graduate students in Science and 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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