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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stanford, California - Institutional usage reports for the publications hosted on the HighWire platform from 2014 onward include the latest COUNTER Code of Practice metrics.

COUNTER is a set of standards that facilitates the recording and reporting of online usage statistics, used by librarians, publishers, and various intermediaries. The COUNTER Code of Practice for e-Resources: Release 4, provides a broad view of how users engage with subscribed content, including new data for time-period usage, Institutional Archive Access, Journal DOI's, and Proprietary Identifiers.

by Ben Stone

After 36 years of service, John Rawlings is retiring from Stanford University Libraries. While we're sad to see John go, we're excited that he'll be able to devote more time to his many interests in natural history and outdoor pursuits.

Join us in celebrating John's long Stanford career, Thursday, March 6th, from 4-6 in the Rotunda of Green Library.

John began his tenure at Stanford in 1978 in the Collection Development Program in Green Library. Transitioning to a role as a Subject Librarian and Bibliographer, John’s initial assignments were Linguistics, followed by French and Italian Studies.

Intaglio: The Art of Incision
by Anna M. Fishaut

The first in a series of exhibitions on printmaking processes is now on view in the reading room of the Art & Architecture Library. Woodcut and relief printing, intaglio, lithography, and screen printing have all been used to produce book illustrations at various points in printing history. Intaglio is one of the oldest of these processes and is the focus of the current exhibition, "Intaglio: The Art of Incision."

Friday, February 21, 2014

by Gabrielle Karampelas

Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford Libraries’ Head Librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections is the first librarian to sit on committee.

Palo Alto, CA- Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the appointment of 17 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).  Among the 17 is Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford University Libraries’ head librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections.