Blogs

Stanford to host renowned Taiwanese author Pai Hsien-yung

October 17, 2018
by Joshua Capitanio

Stanford University will host two lectures by the renowned scholar and author Pai Hsien-yung on 10/24 and 10/25.  A documentary on Prof. Pai's life and scholarship will be screened at the East Asia Library on the evening of 10/23.

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Science Library Newsletter, October 2018

October 17, 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 October 2018 issue.

Exhibition poster: Paging Warhol: An Exhibition of the Artist in Print

Paging Warhol: An Exhibition of the Artist in Print at the Bowes Library

October 16, 2018
by D. Vanessa Kam

Paging Warhol: An Exhibition of the Artist in Print

Bowes Art & Architecture Library

October 12, 2018–January 11, 2019

Curated by Richard Meyer, Robert and Ruth Halperin Professor in Art History and D. Vanessa Kam, Head Librarian, Bowes Art & Architecture Library.

Kari Simonsen

New Ordering Specialist at Acquisitions Department

October 16, 2018
by Zeynep Buyukonal

Acquisitions Department is pleased to welcome Kari Simonsen as the new Ordering Specialist.

Kari will initially be responsible for ordering resources in the subject areas of Germanic Studies and Medieval Studies. She will be assigned additional ones in the future.

Kari has recently worked at C.V. Starr East Asian Library at UC Berkeley as an administrative assistant and Aunt Lute Books as an editor/marketing associate. In her previous roles, she was also involved with graphic and UX design.

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"Camp Creatures" a talk by Lucy Mulroney, Andy Warhol scholar

October 12, 2018
by D. Vanessa Kam

The Department of Art & Art History, Stanford Libraries, and the Cantor Arts Center present “Camp Creatures,” a lecture by Lucy Mulroney, author of Andy Warhol, Publisher, and Associate Director of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library at Yale University, on Thursday, October 18, at 5pm in Oshman Hall, McMurtry Building. 

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Happy 90th Birthday Gerd!

October 12, 2018
by Franz Kunst

Since today is his birthday, I can't think of a better time to announce that the papers of poet and media artist Gerd Stern (1927-) are now processed and available. How do I begin talking about what an experience it's been? As with a few other collections I've been honored to work with, the roots and branches are seemingly endless.

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Overleaf launches a new platform

October 9, 2018
by Michael L Newman

Overleaf, the online LaTeX tool for collaborative writing and publishing, recently launched a new platform with improved functionality for writing and publishing of research papers.  The new platform was announced in a press release in September.

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