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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Terraforming: Art and Engineering in the Sacramento Watershed opens Thursday, January 26, 2017, with reception from 3-5 in the Green Library Rotunda, Stanford University - Top: Helen and Newton Harrison perform Sacramento Meditations at the San Francisco Art Institute in 1977. Harrison Papers, Stanford University Libraries. Bottom image: Folsom Dam on the American River. CA State Library. Postcard design E. Fischbach

Exhibition opening reception. Terraforming examines the history of freshwater in the Sacramento Watershed, juxtaposing materials from the archive of California artists Helen and Newton Harrison with materials from local, state, and national archives that document the development of water resources in California’s Central Valley and the West.

Reception: January 26, 3pm - 5pm, Green Library Rotunda. The reception is open to the general public and admission is free.

See: Stanford Libraries Special Collections Exhibits.

by Mimi Calter

Please join your colleagues at the Redwood City open house this Thursday, January 26th from 12:00 - 1:30! 

Lunch will be available for all in the cafeteria, and you'll have the opportunity to learn more about the work your colleagues are doing.  You'll also get to see the early stages of demolition for the forthcoming Redwood City campus. 

If you are planning to drive to the event, please note that the parking lot is shared with other businesses in the area.  Please look for the spots that are marked for the library, and use those spaces.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new positions this week:
Serials Specialist (#73723)
Library Entrance/Exit Attendant (#73694)

Middle East Monograph Receiving & Copy Cataloging Specialist (#73693)
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Mario Paci conducting

The conductor, composer, and pianist, Mario Paci, lived the last 25 years of his life in Shanghai after being a touring pianist in Europe and Asia. He composed 8 songs in a late Romantic style, which are in manuscript at Stanford Libraries Special Collections. The songs will be performed for the first time in over 100 years by soprano Christine Abraham and pianist Laura Dahl at Toyon Hall for the opening of an exhibit on Paci on January 23 at 4 pm.