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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Jordan Archives Bolster and Expand the Jack H. Lee and Arden T. Lee Baha'i Collection at Stanford Libraries

By guest authors Deanne LaRue and David Langness

On 18 February 2016 the Stanford Libraries received the archives that contain the life’s work of educator, psychologist and philosopher Daniel C. Jordan, the creator of the Anisa Educational Model.

Delivered personally by Dr. Jordan’s widow, Nancy Jordan, and his educational collaborator, Donald Streets, the archives and materials contain more than a thousand documents, tapes, files and films spanning Jordan’s remarkable career in education, philosophy, human development, music and psychology. The archives include Jordan’s early work on the holistic, Baha'i-inspired Anisa Educational Project; his personal correspondence with major historical figures like the psychologist and writer Carl Jung; and his doctoral work at the University of Chicago in human development, social anthropology and psychology, for which he wrote and directed a ballet accompanied by musical score and scenario.

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week:

Assistant Map Librarian (#70442)
 
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Friday, March 25, 2016

R logo with URL
by Claudia Engel

The Stanford Libraries have started an initiative to bring together users of the open source data analysis software R from all over campus. Our goal is to build a robust community of Stanford R users to better support campus research and teaching. We will be co-sponsoring the useR conference this year and hope to bring together both experts and new users to provide each other with expert support around R.

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Stanford Global Studies logo
by Jidong Yang

Stanford Global Studies (SGS) is now exhibiting some photographs taken by Stanford students who travel around the world. The photo exhibit is located on the 3rd floor of the East Asia Library. SGS hosts a photo contest each year. The photos currently on exhibit at EAL were chosen from the winners in previous years.

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