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Terman Engineering Library stacks

During June and July, the Terman Engineering Library will continue to reduce the number of items on the shelves in the library in order to add additional student study space.  This project will include the transfer of approximately 4500 books to SAL3 and the removal of four ranges of shelving, a 40% reduction in shelving capacity.  After the move of collections, the library will have approximately 7000 items on the remaining four stack ranges.  The newly available floor space will allow for six new study tables and four new individual study carrels, a total of 28 additional seats, representing a 30% increase in seating capacity at the library. Mike Nack, project lead, has prepared a summary document.   The library will be open during the move of materials, although during the dismantling of the stacks currently scheduled for the second week of July, students may want to find a quieter location to study.

Therapy dog

Love Dogs? Need a study break? Come meet Lou and Duke, certified therapy dogs, in the Science and Engineering Quad between Y2E2 and Huang today June 4 from 2:30-4:00pm and Monday, June 8 from 2:30-4:00pm. For more information contact Helen Josephine.

Logo from the 2015 Stanford MECON


We are pleased to announce the April 2015 digital issue of the Terman Engineering Library News.


In the news this month:

  • Stanford Engineering Heroes Celebrated
  • Knovel Tablet App in Beta
  • Data Day Slides and Video Now Online
  • Wiley Online and Chrome Browser
  • MECON Abstracts Online Now
  • Latest Research Highlights in Haze Studies

Read the full newsletter online.

Overleaf Logo

Overleaf is a new collaborative writing and publishing system developed by the team behind the popular WriteLaTeX editor. Overleaf is designed to make the process of writing, editing and producing scientific papers much quicker for both authors and publishers. All Stanford University students, researchers and staff are entitled to claim a free Overleaf Pro account for writing and publishing their project reports and research papers.

Register for one of these two workshops offered by the co-founder of Overleaf, John Hammersley.

Overleaf – A Science Publication System (from the writeLaTex team)

Session #1: School of Medicine: 2-3:45 pm, Tuesday, April 21, Li Ka Shing Center  #LK101, Stanford University School of Medicine. Registration

Session #2: Located at the School of Engineering: 4-5:00 pm, Tuesday, April 21, Shriram #102, School of Engineering. Registration


Christine Borgman giving keynote address at Data Day 2015

Did you miss Data Day 2015? No worries -- most of the slide presentations and videos of the event are now available online!

At the Data Day 2015 web site you can download the slides directly or click over to YouTube to watch videos of each of the speakers.

Data Day was held at the Li Ka Shing Center of Monday, April 13 and focused on the latest developments that make data sharing easier and advance the progress of reproducible research and data reuse. Attendees heard from Stanford faculty from biomedicine, psychology, sociology, and engineering, as well as from our keynote speaker, Christine Borgman, who is Professor and Presidential Chair in Information Studies at UCLA.

Read more about the event at our web site.

Students studying, 2010.


We are pleased to announce the April 2015 digital issue of the Terman Engineering Library News.

In the news this month:

  • Did You Miss Gear Up Day?
  • Overleaf Workshops – Collaborate with LaTeX
  • Elsevier Research Dashboard for Authors
  • Search Knovel from within Excel!
  • BrowZine Integration with EndNote
  • New Knovel Content – Revised Composite Materials Handbook
  • Inspec Adds 15 Millionth Record

Read the full newsletter online.

Data Day logo

We are pleased to announce that Data Day 2015 will be made available live via BlueJeans!

On the morning of the event, click here to authenticate into BlueJeans using your SUNet ID. This service is only available to individuals with a Stanford ID. Up to 100 people will be able to watch the event from 8:30am to 1:00pm. First come, first served!

Nearly 250 people signed up within 48 hours of the announcement of the event, which will take place April 13, 2015 at the Li Ka Shing Conference Center at Stanford.

The Science and Engineering Libraries and the Lane Medical Library have teamed up to create an event for graduate students, post-docs, and undergraduate researchers. Gear Up for Research Day on Monday, April 6 will have multiple activities including an information fair, lightning talks, demos, and publisher workshops.

Campus organizations and units attending the event include the Office of Research, Biosciences Grant Writing Academy, ICME C2 Consulting, the Stanford Geospatial Center and the Technical Communication Program.  External participants representing publishers and research tool vendors such as Mendeley, EndNote, JOVE, PeerJ, IEEE, Annual Reviews, Elsevier and Springer will also offer lightning talks and workshops.