Blog topic: News
Peter P. Blank appointed as Photography Curator for Special Collections with the Stanford Libraries.
The Department of Special Collections of Stanford Libraries has appointed Peter Blank as its first Photography Curator. He will begin his new assignment June 1, 2018.
The East Asia Library is currently hosting a poster exhibition featuring Stanford undergraduate students' final projects from the Introductory Seminars course RELIGST 6N: "Religion in Anime and Manga," taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Department of Religious Studies.
Stanford's Faculty Senate celebrates its fiftieth anniversary in 2018. A new exhibit, on display in Green Library's south lobby until April 30, examines the history of the Senate, including its origin, functions, and historical demographics and scope, as well as the role of Stanford students in shaping its agendas and policies.
We're very pleased to announce that Scott Bailey, currently a Research Developer in the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR), will be leading CIDR's Social Science Data & Software unit (SSDS), effective immediately. As such, he will manage and expand the workshop and consulting services for which SSDS has been known campuswide for decades, and will continue their integration into CIDR's expanded workshop and consulting program, which now includes digital humanities services in addition to SSDS's traditional focus on the social sciences.
On March 19th, I attended the annual President’s Meeting for the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA). As chair of IFLA’s standing committee on Academic & Research Libraries, I was asked to participate in this program which examined trends across the global library field and served as the launch platform for IFLA’s Global Voice of Libraries report, which I’ll discuss in a future post. Approximately 200 librarians and other information specialists from around the globe attended and engaged in active debate about issues facing libraries around and across th