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Friday, December 20, 2013

by Gabrielle Karampelas

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Contacts: Gabrielle Karampelas: gkaram@stanford.edu | 650.492.9855

Collaborative Project to Improve Access to Scholarly Information Awarded $1M Mellon Grant

The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford University Libraries, aims to make that sea easier to navigate.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a nearly $1 million, two-year grant to Cornell to support an investigation using Linked Data and the Semantic Web to improve discovery and access of scholarly information by the three libraries.

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by Regina Islas

BeWell Yoga in Green is back for winter quarter 2014, Mondays at noon, and Wednesdays at 5:15, details below:

Monday Class code: glym-01
Wednesday Class code: glyw-01

Quarter dates are: Monday January 13 through Friday March 21, 2014.

Thursday, December 19, 2013

SUL 2013 Anniversary Program Cover

Well over 300 staff members attended the annual SUL Holiday Party on December 18th at the Schwab Center. In addition to being a time to enjoy good food and toast the accomplishments of 2013, the holiday party provided an opportunity for University Librarian Michael Keller to recognize staff celebrating employment anniversaries.

Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Author Rebecca Solnit published “An Island Is Anything Surrounded By Difference: Thoughts on Maps and History” on the website of the The Bill Lane Center for the American West, where she was a visiting researcher in the Winter and Spring of 2013, exploring Stanford's newly acquired collection of historic maps that curiously depict California as an island off the West coast of North America.

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