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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

by Ronnie Fields

A new cloud printing system has been implemented in the Stanford Libraries. The Stanford Print Service, managed by Vice Provost of Teaching & Learning (VPTL), is the result of an initiative to replace the old and outdated printing system that lacked features resident in more up-to-date printing systems. Printing and copying are essential services offered to library patrons and this new system greatly enhances these services.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

De-Stress Fest, an undergraduate event sponsored by the Stanford Libraries on Thursday, December 3, 2015.

Dog Petting • Chair Massages • Arts & Crafts • And More!

Students are invited to stop by Green Library on Thursday, December 3rd between 3:30 - 6:30 pm to participate in some stress-reducing activities during finals.

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Angola book launch and reception poster.

Book Launch & Reception for two new books related to Angola:

National Liberation in Post-Colonial Southern Africa by Christian Williams and
Political Identity and Conflict in Central Angola
by Justin Pearce

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Stanford University Center for African Studies and the Four Decades of Angolan Independence Geballe Workshop, Stanford University Libraries is hosting a book launch of two new books: one on politcal history in central Angola from 1975-2002; and the other, an ethnography of members of the Namibian liberation movement, SWAPO (South West African People's Organization), many of whom were exiles in Angola, Zambia and Tanzania during the liberation struggles in Southern Africa.

The authors of these two books will give brief introductions of their work and sign bookplates. The Stanford University Bookstore will be on hand to take book orders.

This event is open to the public and takes place on Monday, November 16th, 2015 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm in Green Library, 5th floor, Bender Room.

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

"In the Crosswind" (2014), film image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "In the Crosswind" (2014) with introduction by Uve Poom.

When: Monday, November 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Where: Cubberley Auditorium, 485 Lasuen Mall
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Uve Poom is the former CEO of the Unitas Foundation, an Estonian educational charity aimed at raising awareness of history and human rights in the 20th century. He is currently a Masters candidate at Center for Russian, East European and Eurasian Studies at Stanford University.