The Stanford University Archives and the Native American Cultural Center are pleased to announce a new exhibit opening this week in the South Lobby of Green Library. Celebrating Native Community: 47 Years of the Stanford Powwow will be on display at Green Library through June 30, 2018.
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Stanford University Archives is very excited to announce that the email of longtime Stanford Computer Science faculty member Richard Fikes is now processed, accessible in the Special Collections reading room, and discoverable online via ePADD Discovery.
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) held their spring meeting April 3-4, 2018 at the Department of the Interior, Washington, DC. 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.
Author Event: Professor Priya Satia on Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution
Join us for a book talk with Professor Priya Satia who will discuss her latest book, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (Penguin Press, 2018). “A fascinating and important glimpse into how violence fueled the industrial revolution, Priya Satia’s book stuns with deep scholarship and sparkling prose.”–Siddhartha Mukherjee, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Emperor of All Maladies. We have long understood the Industrial Revolution as a triumphant story of innovation and technology.
Several representatives from the Stanford East Asia Library recently attended the International Conference on Cyberinfrastructure for Historical China Studies at the Harvard Center in Shanghai, organized by Peter Bol of the China Biographical Database project at Harvard University and Donald Sturgeon of the Chinese Text Project, in conjunction with the Peking University Center for Research on Ancient Chinese History. The purpose of the conference was to discuss the creation of new infrastructure for supporting digital humanities projects in Chinese studies.
The month of April not only marks the beginning of a new quarter at Stanford but it is also a month filled with many happenings in and around the Stanford Libraries. See below a list of April events and workshops. And, if you haven't done so already, be sure to see the Green Library exhibit, Facing the World: Type Design in Global Perspective, which will be closing April 22.
Stanford Libraries is happy to announce our new membership with the non-profit organization DataCite. DataCite provides persistent identifiers known as DOIs (digital object identifiers) for research data and other digital materials. Because of this new partnership, the Libraries will now be able to provide DOI services to the entire Stanford campus, including to groups like SimTK. A DOI service will help us to support diverse needs to make research outputs and other digital materials persistently available in a way that meets the specific requirements implemented by some funding agencies and publishers.