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.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
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.
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.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Collectors, bibliophiles, and of course librarians are eagerly awaiting the annual antiquarian book fairs in February. This year, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print, and Paper Fair takes place on February 1-2 at a new location, the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion.