October is National Bullying Prevention Month, an idea started by PACER Center in 2006 but supported by organizations around the world, including the American Educational Research Association (AERA) which published Prevention of Bullying in Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Research Report and Recomm
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Please note that parking bicycles inside any main campus building is strictly prohibited unless an area is designated for specifically for that purpose. Currently, buildings owned by Stanford University Libraries (SUL) do not have areas or rooms designated for indoor bike parking.
The Stanford Libraries are very pleased to announce that we licensed three suites of software from Schrödinger:
- Biologics Suite- All the tools that are important in modeling biologics, antibodies, and proteins.
- Small-Molecule Drug Discovery Suite- A comprehensive suite to accelerate lead discovery and lead optimization.
- Materials Science Suite - A diverse set of tools for computing the structure, reactivity, and properties of chemical systems.
There is increasing interest in the role of the arts and creativity in education as some experts argue that STEM needs to become STEAM. Cubberley Education Library has resources to help, including wonderful books for children and young adults such as Frida which not only tells about an important artist, but does so with incredible artistry. Use the following guides to discover other resources:
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) held their fall meeting September 6-7, 2017 at the National Conservation Training Center in Shepherdstown, West Viriginia. The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee (FACA) 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.
More than meets the eye: Open House featuring German miniature books on Oct. 3rd at Stanford Libraries
To commemorate the German national holiday Tag der Deutschen Einheit (Day of German Unity) on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017, there will be an Open House in Special Collections from 1:00PM-4:00PM featuring some of the miniature books and materials from the Germanic collections at Stanford Libraries.
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce a new exhibition entitled "Words in Characters: Books as Vehicles." Located in the entrance hall display cases, this exhibition explores intersections between art and language in contemporary Chinese culture.
With earthquakes in Mexico and hurricanes in the southeast, the education Twittersphere is alive with a discussion of how to talk about disasters in the classroom. Cubberley Library has When the earth shakes : earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis and Branner Earth Sciences Library has The Magic School Bus presents wild weather.