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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Painted Green Library Bing Wing stairwell leading up to the David Rumsey Map Center.

"One of the World's Great Map Collections," a quote taken in part from the title of an article published by National Geographic on the newly opened David Rumsey Map Center.

"The new David Rumsey Map Center at Stanford University feels like a secret clubhouse for map lovers. To get there, you pass through a nondescript door in the library and climb two flights of stairs. But it’s not just any stairwell: The walls are painted floor to ceiling with colorful maps.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History

Stanford faculty provide insight into the great value, purpose, and impact the David Rumsey Map Center will have on the Stanford community and around the world.

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History
David Rumsey’s remarkable map collection will be a very visible jewel in the Stanford Libraries’ crown. An archive of this scope, caliber, and renown is a rare windfall for any university’s special collections. Read more...

Monday, April 18, 2016

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new positions this week:

Earth Sciences Librarian (#70687)

Stacks Supervisor (#70685)

Library Specialist for Media and Student Supervisor (#70672)
 
For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

Friday, April 15, 2016

Sauti journal cover
by Karen Fung

Green Library features an exhibit of Stanford African student organizations and African alumni. An Organization of African Students at Stanford (OASS) existed in the 1960s.  In 1979, the Stanford African Students Association (SASA) was founded. Over the years, SASA has organized educational and cultural events for the Stanford community.

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