Blog topic: Engineering

bX Recommender trial added to SFX (Find it at Stanford links)

January 17, 2014

bX Recommender logoA trial of bX Recommender has been added to SFX (the Find it at Stanford links) maintained by the Stanford Libraries.  Thanks to Alexis Manheim and Holly Thomasen for their work to customize this tool for SUL.

bX Recommender is a service developed by ExLibris to work with SFX to help researchers discover additional relevant articles. Recommendations are based on the usage of millions of researchers around the globe. Starting with the article the user is looking at, bX Recommender checks what other articles were used together with that article and then displays a list of other relevant articles on the SFX results page.


Citation tools overview workshops

January 8, 2014

Winter term workshops comparing multiple citation management tools will be held on January 16, 17 and 21 in Room 203 of the Huang Engineering Building.  The overview session will cover EndNote, Mendeley, RefWorks and Zotero.  To sign up, join the "Science and Engineering Libraries Training" site on Coursework (SUNET ID required) at:

Visit and tour the Math-Stat Library at its new location!

January 6, 2014

The Mathematics & Statistics Library is now open at its new location on the 3rd floor of Herrin Hall (kitty-corner from Bldg. 380), sharing space with Falconer Biology Library. You can still reach the Math-Stat Library staff at (650) 723-4672 and

Tours of the new location of the Math-Stat Library will be held on:

Monday-Thursday, 1/6-1/9 at 3pm
Monday & Tuesday, 1/13 & 1/14 at Noon
Thursday & Friday, 1/23 & 1/24 at Noon