We're delighted to announce that Stanford Libraries is now a member of the Center for Research Libraries - Global Forum Network. This greatly expands the gamut of research materials that are available to the entire Stanford community.
Friday, October 11, 2013
Thursday, October 10, 2013
In August, approximately 68,000 files representing nearly 600 items were accessioned into the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR). These materials include -- but are not limited to -- items from the correspondence from Athanasius Kircher, Stanford historical photographs, and the journal of the Gorilla Foundation.
To learn more about these new additions to SDR as well as related Digital Library activities, visit the Digital Library Blog.
Friday, September 20, 2013
In addition to its extensive audiovisual and print collections, the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound also maintains a collection of audio equipment that highlights the development of playback and recording since the turn of the 20th century. At the center of this collection is a magnificent set of historic phonographs, ranging from a 1901 Edison Home A cylinder phonograph to a 1926 Victrola Credenza.
Monday, September 16, 2013
The Glen McLaughlin Map Collection of California as an Island is now available online. The 731 maps were collected by Glen McLaughlin over a period of 40 years and acquired by Stanford in 2012. It is the largest known private collection of maps showing California as an island.