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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Image from Splendor Solis, a German manuscript from 1532-1535
by Kathleen Smith

On Monday, March 7th, there will be a Fine Facsimile Open House with Giovanni Scorcioni, facsimile edition expert and founder of Facsimile Finder. The Open House will take place from 9:30 am-11:45 am in the Barchas Room of Special Collections in Green Library. From 9:40 am-10:00 am, Giovanni will present a new software he is developing with Western Michigan University to help libraries make their facsimile collections easily discoverable.

Emergency Exit
by Jacob Cohn

To help you prepare for possible building evacuations, SUL Facilities and our Emergency Preparedness team is offering tours of all of the emergency exits in each of our two main campus buildings, Green Library (both Bing Wing and Green East) and Lathrop Library. Each tour will not take more than one hour.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Sylvia Thompson (left), Estonian Ambassador to the US Eerik Marmei (center), and Michael Keller (right) during the presentation of awards ceremony.

Stanford-CA , This weekend, Eerik Marmei, Estonia’s Ambassador to the United States, bestowed Orders of the Cross of Terra Mariana to Sylvia K. Thompson, President of the Kistler-Ritso Foundation and a member of the Stanford Libraries Advisory Council and Michael A. Keller, University Librarian at Stanford University, on behalf of Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia. The ceremony took place at the annual Estonian Independence Day celebration in Sunnyvale, hosted by the local Estonian Society and bringing together more than 200 Estonians and friends of Estonia.

I am pleased to announce that LisaMarie Hall will now be the SUL service coordinator for the public print/copy/scan service provided by VPTL. In this role LisaMarie will focus on the operational and communication aspects across SUL for this VPTL service. There are a few key areas where LisaMarie will be able to better streamline and improve coordination across SUL and between SUL and VPTL.

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