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Wednesday, June 10, 2015

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Academic Computing Services, which is now part of the Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL), is in the process of closing the Tresidder LaIR computer cluster.  The LaIR is expected to close on June 11th. A comparable computer cluster, along with printing service is expected to open inside the Old Union in the fall.

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Stanford Libraries' very own University Librarian Michael Keller has been named this year's Cuthbertson Award winner and will receive the award on Sunday, June 14, at the 124th Commencement Ceremony.

See the message from Michael A. Keller regarding the Cuthbertson Award.

Mike was featured in the June 10th issue of the Stanford Report:

He was honored "for 22 years of exceptional creativity and strong leadership of Stanford University Libraries, bringing it into the digital age and developing it into one of the premier facilities in the world."

The award commended Keller "for pioneering new paths as the director of Academic Information Resources, while continuing to develop the libraries' superb collections," and "for his clear commitment to scholarly publishing, exemplified in his founding of HighWire Press and ongoing support of Stanford University Press."

He was honored "for understanding the hybrid nature of today's university research libraries, overseeing the transition to technologically state-of-the-art resources where feasible, while ensuring the availability of works unlikely to be digitized in the near future," and "for his innovative and collaborative support of Academic Computing and undergraduate teaching programs."

Keller was commended "for keeping the university's mission and the needs of Stanford's faculty, graduate students and undergraduates first and foremost in mind."

Reprinted in part from Stanford's 2015 Cuthbertson, Dinkelspiel and Gores awards honor librarian, faculty and PhD students in the June 10th issue of the Stanford Report.

Congratulations, Mike!

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Student looking at Meyer Library demolition

Stanford Magazine highlighted memories of the now demolished Meyer Library, including its “UGLY” acronymic moniker, mimicking architecture, resident bats, venue for high jinks, “Beat Cal” banner, and long ago discontinued smoking lounge!

http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/magazine/article/?article_id=77309

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STUDENTS!!! What begins a new quarter better than ZOMBIES?!
    EDUCATORS!!! What begins a new quarter better than ZOMBIES?
        LIBRARIANS!!! What begins a new quarter better than ZOMBIES?!

WHEN: Friday, May 1, 1-4 pm
WHERE: Green Library, Media & Microtext Center
WHAT: Call of Duty Black Ops II, Bus Depot

                     HOW MANY ROUNDS CAN YOU SURVIVE?!
                         

Contact: Felicia Smith, Head, Learning and Outreach

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