Today, we stand at the very edge of a vast, uncharted digital landscape, where our collective memory is stored in ephemeral bits and bytes and lives in air-conditioned server rooms. What sources will historians turn to in 100, let alone 1,000 years to understand our own time if all of our memory lives in digital codes that may no longer be decipherable?
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
SUL has the following new positions this week:
Digital Library Software Engineer-Stanford Digital Repository (#70094)
Revs Digital Library Software Engineer (#70057)
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.
Monday, February 22, 2016
Please remember that the primary function of the mailroom and loading dock is the receipt and sending of shipments, mail and their sorting and distribution.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Julie Sweetkind-Singer, assistant director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data & Services and head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections, published a convenient list of maps digitized and made available online by the Stanford Libraries. The same resources were discussed in her recent talks at the 2016 Miami International Map Fair and at San Francisco's Roxburghe Club.
Topic Guide: Maps to the Masses
Julie's Miami Map Fair talk: Maps to the Masses: Content, Creation and Dissemination at Stanford