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Thursday, January 23, 2014

Image from the Dragmaticon manuscript, Italy, ca. 1475. MSS Codex M0412
by Becky Fischbach

The secular side of Stanford’s medieval and early modern manuscript collections will be on display in The Circle of the Sun, opening in Green Library’s Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on Feb. 3. The exhibit follows on last year’s Scripting the Sacred and is the concluding half of a two-part exhibit designed to show the full spectrum of manuscripts  available for teaching and research.

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.

by Katie Smart

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.

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