In a recent blog post, Exhibits Manager & Designer Elizabeth (Becky) Fischbach, writes about a crucial part of her job: how to keep exhibited items protected from damage. She presents a somewhat fictional account between herself and the Conservation department regarding the installation of the current exhibition, "Terraforming: Art and Engineering in the Sacramento Watershed."
The new Li & Ma Science Library in the Sapp Center combines biology, chemical engineering, chemistry, math and statistics collections in a space evocative of Old Chem's fascinating history.
Stanford Libraries has acquired historical materials documenting the discovery and exhibitions of giant sequoia trees from the 1850s to the early 20th century. The collection, assembled by Livermore-based hydrogeologist and independent scholar Gary D. Lowe, contains over 4,000 items gathered over 20 years.