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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Book cover image of A History of the Grandparents I Never Had by Ivan Jablonka

An event presented by Stanford University Press, the Stanford Humanities Center, and the Taube Center for Jewish Studies

Ivan Jablonka, Professor of Contemporary History at the University of Paris 13, and Steven Zipperstein, Professor of History at Stanford discuss Jablonka's new book, A History of the Grandparents I Never Had.

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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.

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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.

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