With a patron's help, Zhaohui Xue, Chinese Studies Librarian at the East Asia Library, has discovered some particularly rare materials within the library's collections.
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In its 31 years, the Guadalajara International Book Fair / Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL) has become the most important book event in the Spanish-speaking world showcasing the hemisphere’s publishing output and hosting multiple panels: from author readings to round table discussion on current events. Opening every Thanksgiving weekend, FIL received over 800,000 visitors by the time it ended on December 3rd.
As we say goodbye to autumn and hello to winter we thought it appropriate to show off some of the books at Cubberley Library with a wintry theme. Once you take them home, requirements for reading these books are
- A cup of hot cocoa
- A comfy warm spot to read and
- Someone needing a tale of whirling snowflakes or winters chill.
Please stop by before winter break. Snow is falling (somewhere) and books are calling.
Please join us for two Concierge Tours in December 2017!
The Hoover Institution will be hosting tours to show us their recently-finished space. Please sign up for one of the two times below. Tours are limited to 15 participants and will begin in the Hoover Courtyard.
Inquiring scientists, inquiring readers in middle school is just one of many new science education books in Cubberley Library from the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA Press). To see more check out the New books tab on our Science education topic guide.
A new exhibit about the role of the Stanford University School of Medicine in WWI is now on view in Lane Library, marking the 100th anniversary of the US entry into the war. The exhibit examines the split that occurred within the university and the country over the proper role of the US when war broke out in 1914, as well as the varied ways that the School of Medicine faculty, students, and facilities eventually became involved. The exhibit features historical photographs and documents from the Stanford Medical History Center, located in Lane Library.
Eugene Wu, the first East Asian curator at Stanford’s Hoover Institution Library and now 95 years old, was honored for his leadership in assembling the “crown jewel” collection at the University of Washington Libraries.
Read "Celebrating Eugene Wu and the crown jewel of UW libraries," The Daily of the Univesity of Washington.
The Stanford Libraries, like the rest of Stanford, has engaged in a long-range planning process which has all of our staff focused on the role that the library plays in a growing, and changing, academic organization. That process, which has involved both internal review and engagement with faculty, students, and donors, has lead us to develop a new metaphorical model for envisioning the library’s position in the academic sphere: The Scholarly Workbench.