In an article in Library Journal discussing controversial video games such as the recently released Grand Theft Auto V, the Stanford Libraries’ curator of the history of science, technology, film and media, Henry Lowood, was interviewed at length about the complexity of long-term preservation of video games and their iterations: "Digital games, as software, are a form of multimedia, and almost every other [digital] media you can imagine is embedded in games—there are movies, music, there's text here and there, animation.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
The Stanford Libraries facilities team is pleased to announce the launch of their Confluence space.
Visit the Facilities Home Page for information ranging from building access to transportation options. As always, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with any facilities related questions or concerns. Thanks
Friday, December 6, 2013
The Archive of Recorded Sound has recently finished processing the William C. Lynch Dennis Brain Collection. This collection is believed to be the largest of its kind in North America, if not the most comprehensive and organized collection of recorded music relating to the British horn player Dennis Brain (1921-1957), anywhere in the world. A full itemized finding aid for the collection is now available online.
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
After Hours | Creative Pursuits of Stanford University Libraries Staff
Call for entries: Summer 2014 exhibit in Green Library
In your non-work time, do you photograph, draw, paint, print, throw pots, weave baskets, write creatively, work with textiles, wood, or metal, make jewelry, design artist’s books, practice calligraphy, or engage in other creative activities or skilled crafts? You’re invited to submit work for a curated exhibit in Green Library’s 2nd floor galleries this summer.