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Thursday, December 17, 2015

Euclidis Opera Omnia. Lipsiae, in aedibus B. G. Teubneri, 1883-1916.
by Michael Newman

For many years, the Mathematics & Computer Sciences Library, and later the Mathematics & Statistics Library, maintained a collection of Collected Works in Mathematics and Statistics.  When the Mathematics & Statistics Library merged with Falconer Biology Library in 2014, the Collected Works collection comprised approximately 1,000 items and nearly 400 titles. 

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Stanford Conservation Lab

The Conservation Lab of the Stanford Libraries is now featured on the Stanford's 125th website. Kristen St. John, head of conservation services, worked directly with the writer to provide facts for the article, which is one of the official "125 Stanford Stories" on the site.

See TLC for Stanford's archival treasures.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Fuji TV filming at SUL
by Mieko Mazza, Jidong Yang

On November 12, 2015, a team from Fuji Television Network in Japan came to SAL 1/2 to film a Japanese book entitled Tsuyama jiken hokokusho, an investigative report issued by the Ministry of Justice of Japan on a mass-shooting, murder spree that took place in Okayama Prefecture in 1938.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Angola book launch and reception poster.

Book Launch & Reception for two new books related to Angola:

National Liberation in Post-Colonial Southern Africa by Christian Williams and
Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola
by Justin Pearce

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stanford University Center for African Studies and the Four Decades of Angolan Independence Geballe Workshop, Stanford University Libraries is hosting a book launch of two new books: one on politcal history in central Angola from 1975-2002; and the other, an ethnography of members of the Namibian liberation movement, SWAPO (South West African People's Organization), many of whom were exiles in Angola, Zambia and Tanzania during the liberation struggles in Southern Africa.

The authors of these two books will give brief introductions of their work and sign bookplates. The Stanford University Bookstore will be on hand to take book orders.

This event is open to the public and takes place on Monday, November 16th, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Green Library, 5th floor, Bender Room.

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