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Thursday, May 29, 2014

Concierge Keys

The Library Concierge Program is sponsoring tours for the week of June 2, 2014.
We have created sign-ups for the tours on the Coursework project site so the tour leaders will know how many to expect for each tour.  There are limited sign-ups for each tour. Please sign up as soon as possible to secure your favorite spot.

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014

De-Stress Fest flyer

Chair Massages! Dog Petting! Painting Party and more!

Come to Green Library to reduce stress before finals on Tuesday, June 3 and Wednesday, June 4 between 4:30-7:30 pm.

The De-Stress Fest will kick off on Tuesday, June 3rd with chair massages inside Green Library (red fountain entrance), snacks, t-shirts, and fun giveaways.

Book cover: Franco Moretti, "Distant Reading"

Salon interviewed Stanford professor Franco Moretti, whose Distant Reading (2013) recently won the National Book Critics Circle award for criticism: “As a literary critic who says he aims to study books without actually reading them, Franco Moretti has positioned himself as an iconoclast."

The Stanford Daily reported that 110 faculty and graduate students submitted a petition asking the Libraries to develop and implement a book and document delivery service to departmental offices. Assistant Professors of History Jennifer Burns and Mikael Wolfe, who co-authored the petition, were invited to present and explain their request to the Faculty Senate Committee on Libraries and the idea is being considered for feasibility and funding.

http://www.stanforddaily.com/2014/05/07/petition-for-book-delivery-service-racks-up-signatures-from-faculty-and-students/

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