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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Topographical Map of the Yosemite Valley and Vicinity, G.M. Wheeler, 1883. David Rumsey Map Collection, Stanford Libraries.

On June 15, Salim Mohammed, Stanford's rare map curator and David Rumsey was featured on KQED's Forum with Michael Krasney. Salim and David spoke about the unique and varied map collection at the David Rumsey Map Center, the benefits of exploring both the physical and digital map collection, and "how digitizing maps make them even more relevant today."

See: Stanford Opens Massive Digital Map Archive to Public.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

SUL Rosette

The next All Hands meeting will be held:

  • Monday, June 20 from 9:30-11:00 and
  • Tuesday, June 21 from 1:30-3:00

The content of the two meetings will be the same, so you should attend whichever session is most convenient. Both sessions will be held in Bishop Auditorium.

We look forward to seeing you all there!

Note: This is a staff event.

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Concierge Keys

You are cordially invited to join G. Salim Mohammed for a tour of the new David Rumsey Map Center in the Green Library.

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.

The Ute & Bill Bowes Art & Architecture Library at dusk.

You are cordially invited to join the Art staff for a tour of the new Bowes Art & Architecture Library in the McMurtry Art & Art History building. This building is the home of both the Library and the Department of Art and Art History, and serves as an interdisciplinary hub for the arts at Stanford. In addition to the Bowes Library, the McMurtry building also includes art studios, media arts studios, screening spaces, film editing rooms, faculty offices, lounges, and exhibition spaces. The building opened for classes in Fall 2015.

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