Web standards watchers may have heard of the Open Annotation (OA) effort--a Mellon-funded initiative to leverage linked data and the inherent fabric of the Web to assert, store and reuse annotations--by anyone, on (nearly) anything. SUL's digital manuscript efforts provided one of the pilot use cases for the original OA rollout, and we're now hosting one of three international workshops to increase awareness of the initiative.
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
During Spring Quarter, the Meyer 220 Flex Class has been a hub of activity for the students and instructors of Urban Studies 166. Stanford students have been working with a documentarian, an urban historian, a professional film editor, and youth lyricists from the East Palo Alto community to create short ‘hip hop’ documentaries about the history and culture of East Palo Alto.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Are you a librarian superhero? Gale and Cengage Learning are honoring four outstanding librarians nominated for the Librarian Superhero contest.
Lauren Maggio of Lane Medical Library was selected as the Academic Librarian Superhero this year. Lauren (aka Access) was nominated for her work with medical students, faculty, and residents, plus her leadership role in global health information literacy.
EXTREME INFORMATION RETRIEVAL: Advanced Power Searching with Google, featuring our own Joseph Makokha.
When: Wednesday March 20, 2-3:30 pm *Note longer time*
Where: Green Library Information Center Classroom
Did you know that Google Image Search can help you find information about a picture in your photo collection - sometimes including when and where it was taken?