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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Roman Imperial aureus 23 A.D.-33 A.D.
by David Jordan

The Frank L. Kovacs Numismatic Library, undoubtedly one of the largest and most complete reference collections on ancient numismatics situated on the West coast of the U.S., is now housed at the Stanford Libraries and was immediately put to use by students and a visiting professor throughout spring-quarter seminars.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week: 

Part-Time Library Circulation Specialist (#71501)

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

Thursday, June 23, 2016

East Asia Library

The Council on East Asian Libraries, a branch of the Association for Asia Studies, recently announced that SUL was one of the two winners of this year's competition for Mellon Foundation's Innovation Grants for East Asian Librarians.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Topographical Map of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity, G.M. Wheeler, 1883. David Rumsey Map Collection, Stanford Libraries.

On June 15, Salim Mohammed, Stanford's rare map curator and David Rumsey was featured on KQED's Forum with Michael Krasney. Salim and David spoke about the unique and varied map collection at the David Rumsey Map Center, the benefits of exploring both the physical and digital map collection, and "how digitizing maps make them even more relevant today."

See: Stanford Opens Massive Digital Map Archive to Public.