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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Image from Splendor Solis, a German manuscript from 1532-1535
by Kathleen Smith

On Monday, March 7th, there will be a Fine Facsimile Open House with Giovanni Scorcioni, facsimile edition expert and founder of Facsimile Finder. The Open House will take place from 9:30 am-11:45 am in the Barchas Room of Special Collections in Green Library. From 9:40 am-10:00 am, Giovanni will present a new software he is developing with Western Michigan University to help libraries make their facsimile collections easily discoverable.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Spotlight - Online Exhibits
by Catherine A. Aster

Sign up for the March 2016 Concierge!

Spotlight. You’ve heard that it’s a new service for making online SUL content more accessible and engaging, but you’re not really sure who’s been using it or even when you would want to use it. In this Concierge session we’ll cover how some of your SUL colleagues have been using Spotlight, why Spotlight is an important new service you should be considering, and how you would go about getting started. Please join Stu Snydman and Tony Navarrete as they host a lively discussion with a few early Spotlight adopters.

SUL Rosette
by Gabrielle Karampelas

Stanford, CA--The Stanford University Libraries and the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek announce today the establishment of a bilateral collaboration that will develop synergies and share expertise on a number of projects and programs that directly and indirectly serve scholars and students at Stanford, in Munich, and elsewhere. 

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Interior Department Appoints New Members and Leadership to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Date:  February 26, 2016
Contact: US Department of Interior, Press Release
John Mahoney (USGS) 206-220-4621

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has appointed a new Chair and Vice Chair and 14 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC), which provides recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), the interagency executive group responsible for providing leadership and direction in federal geospatial programs.  

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