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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

by Roberto G. Trujillo

STANFORD – The Stanford University Libraries have just acquired the professional papers of novelist Alejandro D. Morales, regarded as one of the leading figures of Chicano literature because of his skill as a writer and his understanding of culture. Morales has published eight novels and one collection of short stories (in both Spanish and English). A documentary film inspired by his novel The Brick People was recently released.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Laura Bassi

Stanford’s collaboration with Italian archive is basis for civic and scholarly celebration in Bologna. “Laura Bassi e le carte di famiglia” recognizes the pioneer female scientist.

In the eighteenth century, Laura Bassi was a scientist, professor at the University of Bologna, and member of the Bologna Academy of Sciences.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ubisoft, The Chessmaster 3000, published for DOS, Windows 3.x., 1991

Two-year project will image one of the largest pristine historical collections of microcomputing software in the world for historical and cultural research.

Stanford University Libraries has partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to preserve one of the world’s largest collections of software.

Monday, February 4, 2013

"American Experience: Silicon Valley" premieres Feb. 5 on PBS.

Silicon Valley Archivist Leslie Berlin is interviewed in PBS' "American Experience: Silicon Valley" airing on February 5. She was also interviewed by the San Jose Mercury News about the show. An additional interview, with Regis McKenna, for a WGBH radio show called "Innovation Hub" aired on January 29.

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