The secular side of Stanford’s medieval and early modern manuscript collections will be on display in The Circle of the Sun, opening in Green Library’s Peterson Gallery and Munger Rotunda on Feb. 3. The exhibit follows on last year’s Scripting the Sacred and is the concluding half of a two-part exhibit designed to show the full spectrum of manuscripts available for teaching and research.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Wednesday, December 4, 2013
After Hours | Creative Pursuits of Stanford University Libraries Staff
Call for entries: Summer 2014 exhibit in Green Library
In your non-work time, do you photograph, draw, paint, print, throw pots, weave baskets, write creatively, work with textiles, wood, or metal, make jewelry, design artist’s books, practice calligraphy, or engage in other creative activities or skilled crafts? You’re invited to submit work for a curated exhibit in Green Library’s 2nd floor galleries this summer.
Friday, November 22, 2013
The lobby in Green Library is one of the stops of a new, multimedia exhibit on Albert Camus, the most translated French author, in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his birth. The seven-poster display offers visitors an intimate peek into his life and work through a series of QR codes linked to copyrighted material.
Monday, October 7, 2013
What’s Cooking at the UN?
Cookbooks, Programs and Polices of the United Nations
Selected materials from the Stanford University Library Collections
The United Nations officially came into existence on 24 October 1945, when the Charter had been ratified by China, France, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, and by a majority of other signatories. United Nations Day is celebrated on 24 October each year.