Events and Exhibits

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

11:00am to 12:00pm
Green Library Bing Wing 121A (SSRC Classroom)

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates.

How do heritage and memory communities share collections, research and expertise with a broad public? The most mission aligned and visible internet platforms for doing this are Wikipedia and its sister projects which include the linked-open data platform Wikidata and free-media platform Wikimedia Commons.

2:00pm to 5:00pm
Lathrop Library 370

Free and open to all Stanford affiliates.
Registration required (limited to 25 participants): Introduction to Wikidata

In this workshop, Alex Stinson will introduce how Wikidata, a linked open database describing over 42 million concepts, works and can be used to advance cultural heritage and research projects.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

12:00pm to 1:30pm
Bender Room, Green Library

RSVP requested. Seating is limited.
Closest parking may be found on Galvez St., Serra St., or Roth Way.

Join us for an engaging conversation with Toomas Hendrik Ilves and Francis Fukuyama, who will discuss:Will Liberal Democracy Survive the 21st Century?

1:30pm to 2:30pm
Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library Training Room, Room 402 Sapp Center

Limited to current Stanford faculty, staff, and students of Stanford University. is an extensive and user-friendly genome informatics portal containing 10,900 microbial genomes. This one-hour tutorial will show you how to use several aspects of BioCyc:
1. A basic introduction to BioCyc including database selection, gene and metabolite searches, and navigating genome-scale metabolic map diagrams.