March 8, 2019 is International Women's Day, and Stanford Libraries would like to share some of our outstanding collections focusing on women! When I put out the call to our staff for collections that celebrate women, I was overwhelmed by the response. The subjects range from women who were integral to Stanford's history to feminist activists and writers to educators, artists, and pioneers in their fields. Here are just a few fantastic resources found at Stanford Libraries:
Many curators in HASRG balance active research in their subject fields with daily work at Stanford Library. Participating in the scholarly and professional debates in our areas of expertise shapes how we develop the collections, and allows us to provide top notch research and outreach services to students and scholars at Stanford and in the larger academic realm. A recently-formed writing group, organized by Margarita Nafpaktitis, Eitan Kensky, and Kathleen Smith, offers collegial support.
On February 25 the East Asia Library hosted a workshop to introduce the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) to Stanford faculty and students working in topics related to East Asian Studies.
Apotheosis of St. Louis, by Charles Henry Niehaus, depicts Louis IX of France (1214-1270), namesake of St. Louis, Missouri.
Music librarians from around the country traveled to St. Louis, MO recently for the 88thannual meeting of the Music Library Association.
The Archive of Recorded Sound, in collaboration with the Stanford Media Preservation Lab, recently completed the digitization and cataloging of 684 analog recordings of The Standard Hour radio broadcasts that occurred between 1938 and 1955. This extensive project was generously funded through the Recordings at Risk program sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).
Monday, March 4, 2019 from 4:00 pm - 5:30 in the Bender Room at Green Library, Peggy Phelan and Maneesh Agrawala will join the library's digital research architect, Nicole Coleman to discuss the
Andy Warhol Photography Archive, Contact Sheets: 1976 - 1987 and how technology is changing our relationship with media.
Digitization services encompasses a diverse mix of preservation and access needs, ranging from scanning printed maps to digitizing historic media to migrating and preserving digital materials.