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Friday, March 25, 2016

R logo with URL
by Claudia Engel

The Stanford Libraries have started an initiative to bring together users of the open source data analysis software R from all over campus. Our goal is to build a robust community of Stanford R users to better support campus research and teaching. We will be co-sponsoring the useR conference this year and hope to bring together both experts and new users to provide each other with expert support around R.

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Health Improvement Program (HIP) logo

Spotlight on Wellness

March 16, 2016 - 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. - ACSR

Every spring at Stanford, BeWell@Stanford and the Health Improvement Program co-sponsor a Wellness Fair. This year’s event will be held on March 16 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation. The event theme will be Spotlight on Wellness, with a special health focus on having a restful night’s sleep. It will be a red carpet event for everyone! See our event flyer, here.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Image from Splendor Solis, a German manuscript from 1532-1535
by Kathleen Smith

On Monday, March 7th, there will be a Fine Facsimile Open House with Giovanni Scorcioni, facsimile edition expert and founder of Facsimile Finder. The Open House will take place from 9:30 am-11:45 am in the Barchas Room of Special Collections in Green Library. From 9:40 am-10:00 am, Giovanni will present a new software he is developing with Western Michigan University to help libraries make their facsimile collections easily discoverable.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

When We Are No More poster image

Today, we stand at the very edge of a vast, uncharted digital landscape, where our collective memory is stored in ephemeral bits and bytes and lives in air-conditioned server rooms. What sources will historians turn to in 100, let alone 1,000 years to understand our own time if all of our memory lives in digital codes that may no longer be decipherable?

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