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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Book cover: Franco Moretti, "Distant Reading"

Salon interviewed Stanford professor Franco Moretti, whose Distant Reading (2013) recently won the National Book Critics Circle award for criticism: “As a literary critic who says he aims to study books without actually reading them, Franco Moretti has positioned himself as an iconoclast."

Alan Baldridge as the new librarian at Hopkins
by Joe Wible, Hopkins Marine Station

It is with great sadness that I report that Alan Baldridge died last night. Born and educated in England, Alan first arrived at HMS in 1966.  He left in 1974 to take charge of the library at the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in Miami for five years before being enticed to return to Hopkins in 1978 where he continued to work until his retirement in 1993.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week:

Web Developer/Front-End Engineer, Stanford University Libraries (#60581)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Editorial Staff

Friday, May 23, 2014

by John A. Eilts

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS:
Islamic Manuscript Association’s Advanced Codicology Workshop
September 15-19, 2014, Stanford University
Application Deadline: June 9, 2014 (Announcement: http://wp.me/s1OGB9-7021 )

Stanford’s Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford Medical History Center, the Islamic Manuscript Association (TIMA), Department of Comparative Literature, and Stanford Center for Medieval and Early Modern Studies invite applications for an advanced codicology course on September 15-19, 2014 at Stanford University. 

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