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Tuesday, October 30, 2012

About a month ago the processing team in Special Collections came to the end of our time on the NHPRC STOP AIDS Project processing grant. This post discusses how we processed the born-digital files we imaged from floppy disks, CDs, and zip disks.

Monday, October 29, 2012

Speed? Poster

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives is excited to announce the completion of the processing of the STOP AIDS Project records.

This effort was made possible by a detailed processing grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The United Nations established October 24 as the annual day to celebrate the creation of the UN Charter. It was created by General Assembly Resolution, A/RES/168 (II) on 31 October 1947.

Sony AV-3650 1/2" EIAJ-1 Videotape Recorder (c. 1970)

In 1970, the emergence of a standardized 1/2" video format changed the landscape for documentarians, visual artists, educational institutions and home video enthusiasts. EIAJ-1 would become the first and most widely used non-broadcast video format across the world.

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