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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

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GeoScienceWorld (GSW) and HighWire Press, Inc. are pleased to announce the launch of GSW's new, modern, and fully integrated website. GeoScienceWorld.org now provides a single source for affordable access to top quality Earth science content from leading society publishers including eJournals, eBooks and GeoRef. In developing the new site with HighWire Press, GSW has prioritized the needs of its users, making the site navigation intuitive and optimizing its search functionality.

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new positions this week:
   
Operations Manager, Data Control Unit (#70804)
   
Linked Data for Production Program Manager (#70803)
   
Digital Production Associate (#70790)
   
Public Service Librarian, East Asia Library (#70771)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Friday, April 22, 2016

Stanford Libraries leads collaborative grant to leverage linked data for enhanced access to information

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Stanford a $1.5 million grant to support library initiatives that develop and advance the use of linked open data. Stanford Libraries will coordinate a team representing Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Library of Congress and Princeton to upgrade the current infrastructure libraries use to create, store, and share bibliographic data.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Painted Green Library Bing Wing stairwell leading up to the David Rumsey Map Center.

"One of the World's Great Map Collections," a quote taken in part from the title of an article published by National Geographic on the newly opened David Rumsey Map Center.

"The new David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University feels like a secret clubhouse for map lovers. To get there, you pass through a nondescript door in the library and climb two flights of stairs. But it’s not just any stairwell: The walls are painted floor to ceiling with colorful maps.

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