Kindred Britain is a Stanford Libraries-based project in digital humanities. In “Small Town Noir, and Four Other Astonishing Digital History Sites We Loved in 2013” (The Vault, the history blog of Slate), Rebecca Onion stated: “The Kindred Britain project takes records of 30,000 notable people of British descent, living across 1,500 years of history, and lets you visualize how they’re related—by blood, by shared historical time, or by geography.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Duke University Press and HighWire Press are pleased to announce the launch of a new site for reading, searching, and sharing Duke University Press's books: read.dukeupress.edu. Offering more than 1,600 titles and powered by the Folio eBooks solution, the site is the new home for the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection, available to libraries for purchase.
Friday, February 7, 2014
Information Center Classroom, First Floor, Green Library East
The event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited. Please respond to Sonia Lee if you would like to attend.
Join us for a fascinating talk by noted typographer Thomas Milo who will describe a project initiated by the Sultanate of Oman.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Concierge 17: Toward a Combined Science Library
January 27th & 28th
Changes are happening among the Science and Engineering Libraries (again!). Attend this concierge session to learn about the changes that just occurred affecting the Mathematics & Statistics Library and the Biology Library and the overall planning for the Summer 2016 opening of the combined science library (Mathematics & Statistics, Biology, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering) in the "Old Chem" building.