Did you know that Cubberley Education Library has a large collection of textbooks and children's books dating back to 1800? Items with call numbers beginning with OTx must be used in the library, but other titles can be checked out.
It is my pleasure to introduce Abraham Tewolde, a new intern at the Archive of Recorded Sound who is taking part in Stanford University Libraries 1st-generation summer intern program this summer. During his time here Abraham will be learning how a sound archive functions and operates, including work on finding aids, digitization, inventory control, accessioning, and research skills.
Abraham will also be a guest blogger during his time here. Please enjoy below the first of a series of posts Abraham will be offering over the summer.
SUL Library Systems will upgrade Symphony to the latest SirsiDynix release, Symphony 3.4.1 SP3, during the period June 21-22.
During the upgrade, WorkFlows, Socrates and My Account functionality will be unavailable. SearchWorks will still be available throughout the upgrade, however request links and availability status will not be functioning.
This year's Education honors students have successfully published their theses in the Stanford Digital Repository. Earlier honors theses (dating back to 1996) are available in a paper format in the Cubberley Education Library.
The New York Times program offering 24 hour daily online passes is not available this summer.
This program will resume in the fall.
The best online source for the current issues (latest two weeks) is Factiva - a database which also has the latest issues of Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Times (London), and more. The New York Times: archive offers articles from 1851-2009 from ProQuest.
The University Archives is pleased to announce the acquisition of a major addition to the Steven Chu papers. The materials, spanning Chu's career, consist of correspondence, research and subject files, teaching files, awards, and posters.