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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Stanford Player Piano Project and Material Imagination Workshop

Stanford’s Player Piano Project presents a piano roll concert, demonstration, and lecture in conjunction with Stanford’s Material Imagination Workshop featuring 100-year-old Welte Mignon rolls from Stanford’s remarkable collection of over 12,000 rolls. Great composers and performers including Debussy, Mahler, Scriabin, Gershwin, and others will be heard in these unique roll recordings brought to life using Stanford’s fine collection of player pianos.

Monday, May 9, 2016

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Over twenty publishers use HighWire's Impact Vizor for faster, easier 'evidenced-based' publishing insights

Twenty-one publishers now use Impact Vizor by HighWire Press, a suite of interactive, visualized analytics viewers which launched in August 2015. Impact Vizor was an ALPSP 2015 Award for Innovation in Publishing finalist. Today publishers use the seven dashboards in Impact Vizor to visualize, analyze and compare editorial programs for rapid insights. HighWire developed the tools with critical input from several publishers. At the HighWire Community meeting recently held at Stanford, publishers shared several ways they use Impact Vizor to evaluate and develop their publishing programs.

Thursday, May 5, 2016

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We recently announced that SUL is participating in beta testing for Yewno, a conceptual search tool.  We have now confirmed a training session on the tool for all interested staff. Details are below.

Please contact Mimi Calter to receive a calendar invite to this session:

Yewno Training for SUL Staff
Tuesday, May 10th
3:30-4:30
Ida Green Conference Room, Green Library

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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BayNet is proud to host four special librarians from the Bay Area at this year's Annual Meeting. First-hand accounts from a panel of Special Librarians will illustrate the place librarians have in your health, the law of the land, and preserving and publicizing the heritage of the Bay Area.

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