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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History

Stanford faculty provide insight into the great value, purpose, and impact the David Rumsey Map Center will have on the Stanford community and around the world.

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History
David Rumsey’s remarkable map collection will be a very visible jewel in the Stanford Libraries’ crown. An archive of this scope, caliber, and renown is a rare windfall for any university’s special collections. Read more...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The David Rumsey Map Center is a unique collections-based resource designed to provide access to cartographic information in all of its forms from paper to digital. In addition to housing a large collection of rare atlases and maps, it is furnished with high-resolution screens equipped with interactive tools for engaging with the digital images.

When: April 19 -22, 2016
Where: Green Library, Bing Wing, 4th Floor
Admission: This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, April 8, 2016

Screen capture of the Northern California Technical Processes Group (NCTPG) logo
by Robert J. Rohrbacher

Three members of the Metadata Department are involved in hosting the Northern California Technical Processes Group's 79th Annual Meeting. Online registration is now open.

Beyond Books: Capturing the Unique in Community Collections
Friday, May 6, 2016
The San Francisco Public Library 100 Larkin St., (at Grove)
Koret Auditorium, located on the Library’s lower level
Enter 30 Grove St., proceed down stairs 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Concierge Keys

For these Concierge sessions, join the development team from ePADD, open source software developed by SUL’s Special Collections and University Archives that uses machine learning and natural language processing to support the appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery of historical email archives.

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