James R. Jacobs, U.S. Government Information Librarian, has recently contributed a chapter to a forthcoming volume titled Public Knowledge: Access and Benefits (Medford, NJ: Information Today, 2016). Coauthored with James A. Jacobs, James' contribution, "Beyond LMGTFY*: Access to Government Information in a networked world," examines the challenges faced by users and librarians as they seek digital access (especially over the long term) to government information. As the publisher notes, the edited volume is the "first book in years to explore trends and issues for researchers and organizations that rely on U.S. public information."
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Monday, January 25, 2016
"Not all typewriters are created equal – especially when languages are not alphabetical. Imagine that." wrote Clifton Parker of The Dish. The East Asia Library exhibit, "The Chinese Typewriter: The Design and Science of East Asian Information Technology" had its opening ceremony, which included lectures by Jidong Yang (EAL) and Thomas S. Mullaney (History), last Wednesday, January 20.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
SUL has the following new position this week:
Cataloger of Rare Books: Copy Enhanced, Library Specialist 4 (#69626)
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.