From the Stanford Report, “Stanford doctoral candidate Adrienne Rose Johnson says contemporary diet advice idealizes lifestyles of the past in ways that contribute to global health problems. Johnson's study is the first academic analysis of diet literature.” In 2013, Johnson’s essay entitled "Collecting the Commonplace: The Promises of American Diet Literature" was awarded one of the Byra J. and William P. Wreden Prizes for Collecting Books and Related Materials, administered by the Stanford Libraries.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Julie Sweetkind-Singer, assistant director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services and head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections, published a convenient list of maps digitized and made available online by the Stanford Libraries. The same resources were discussed in her recent talks at the 2016 Miami International Map Fair and at San Francisco's Roxburghe Club.
Topic Guide: Maps to the Masses
Julie's Miami Map Fair talk: Maps to the Masses: Content, Creation and Dissemination at Stanford
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
SUL has the following new positions this week:
Administrative Associate 1, Marketing Assistant (#69982)
Manager of Product & Service Management (#69972)
Outreach and Instruction Librarian, Librarian 1 (#69951)
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Dr. Amanda Whitmire has assumed the role of Head of Miller Library at the Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford’s research outpost on the coast at Pacific Grove, California. Amanda replaces Dr. Joseph Wible (Joe) who retired after over three decades of service with Stanford Libraries.