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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

by Rose Harrington

Having served Stanford University Libraries and the Hoover Institution Library for more than twenty-seven years, Olga Katz will be retiring next week.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Concierge Keys

This week, the Library Concierge Project team announced two new topics:

1. Concierge Goes Behind the Scenes - with the DLSS Digitization Labs
The LCP is pleased to announce another opportunity to go behind the scenes with the DLSS Digitization Labs this Thursday, May 22; 1:30pm to 3:00pm.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Latvian Cultural Evening, May 12

As the sun was setting after the hot and dry day of May 12th, around 130 people gathered at Cubberley Hall of Stanford University to soak in Latvian culture. This was a celebration of the Republic of Latvia, one of the three small Baltic states bordering Russia that has managed to successfully rebuild a democratic state since it regained its independence in 1991, despite its turbulent past of war, deportations and half a century of occupation by the Soviet Union. 

William Saroyan

Stanford University Libraries announces shortlist for the sixth William Saroyan International Prize for Writing (Saroyan Prize).

The awards are intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation. The Saroyan Prize recognizes newly published works of both fiction and non-fiction. A prize of $5,000 will be awarded in each category. Winners and finalists will be announced this summer.

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