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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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Have you visited the SUL Events and Exhibits web page lately? The Libraries have many events scheduled for October, beginning with four items scheduled for today, a Mendeley for Researchers workshop, the East Asia Library Grand Opening, an xSearch workshop offered by Swain Library, and Movements for Change exibit in Green Library.

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In Vintage Yosemite: Rare Black-and-White Photos of Pristine Landscapes on the Weather Channel website, author, Michele Berger embedded a slideshow and interview about the recent exhibition of the Stanford Libraries' Carleton Watkins photographs at the Cantor Arts Center: "They’re quite stunning," Roberto Trujillo, head of special collections for the Stanford University Libraries, told weather.com.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Kathryn Dickason, Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies, created a website sponsored by the Stanford Arts Institute for Scripting the Sacred: Medieval Latin Manuscripts, a 2012-13 exhibition in Green Library, which she co-curated with librarian David Jordan. The site includes digital images and descriptions of most of the manuscripts that were exhibited then.

Monday, September 8, 2014

Ukraine maps: territorial expansion, languages
by Karen Rondestvedt

The ongoing crisis with Russian separatists and Russia has put Ukraine very much in the news recently. The crisis may be easier to understand when viewed in context.

This small exhibit, now open in the Green Library East lobby, seeks to illustrate some of that context. In the center are two maps: (1) the shifting borders during approximately the first half of the 20th century, and (2) the mosaic of languages currently spoken in the country.

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