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Monday, February 3, 2014

Global Game Jam

By Paul Zenke and Carlos Seligo

Last weekend, 15 Stanford students and staff members participated in the 6th annual Global Game Jam. Teams gathered around the world, at 450 independently organized locations, to design and build games from scratch in 48-hours. The theme this year was: We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.

Friday, December 20, 2013

by Gabrielle Karampelas

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Contacts: Gabrielle Karampelas: gkaram@stanford.edu | 650.492.9855

Collaborative Project to Improve Access to Scholarly Information Awarded $1M Mellon Grant

The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford University Libraries, aims to make that sea easier to navigate.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a nearly $1 million, two-year grant to Cornell to support an investigation using Linked Data and the Semantic Web to improve discovery and access of scholarly information by the three libraries.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Earlier this year, Tom Cramer, SUL's Chief Technology Strategist, and James Simon, DLSS Systems Architect, presented at the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) spring 2013 member meeting. CNI is an organization made up of members from 200 institutions focused on digital information technology for the advancement of scholarly communication and the enrichment of intellectual productivity. Their presentation, The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model, is now available on CNI's video channels.

Tuesday, June 4, 2013

by Jerry McBride

A webinar on managing streaming media collections from NISO will be offered on June 12, Wednesday, from 10-11:30 am in the IC Classroom. Collection and acquisition options and strategies, as well as legal issues associated with streaming video, will be highlighted during the webinar.

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