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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Grand Prix de Spa Grand Touring Race, 1959. A digital trove of images of automobiles, auto racing and car culture provides a rich resource for designers, engineers and cultural scholars.

In a roundup of motoring news from the Web, including rollout and pricing of new models, The New York Times acknowledged the vital role of Stanford’s Revs Digital Library in preserving automotive history. Revs was also described as a “fantastically curated” collection by autoblog.

Field Reading Room, Special Collections

Sympathy for the Devil: Satan, Sin, and the Underworld is on display through December 1 at the Cantor Arts Center. Curator Bernard Barryte included a number of rare books from Special Collections, such as early illustrated editions of Milton’s Paradise Lost, in the exhibition, which celebrates the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock’s Lucifer, one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University.

After almost 25 years at Stanford, Molly Molloy is retiring to be closer to family in Arizona. Molly first came to the Hoover Institution Library in 1990, as Slavic Reference Librarian. In 2005, she became part of Green Library’s Information Center, where she has served at the IC desk, doing library instruction for PWR and other classes, and enjoyed assisting with special Slavic reference.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Graduate School of Business Library
by Paul Reist

Members of the Stanford community and the public are invited to join us for a panel discussion on the history of computing at the GSB on Monday, October 20, Noon to 1 p.m. in room C-102 at the Knight Management Center.

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