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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Concierge Keys

Sign up for the November 2015 Concierge!

We will be hearing about the new Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR), which supports digital humanities and computational social science research and teaching at Stanford. We'll be joined by CIDR co-directors Glen Worthey and Stu Snydman as well as members of the CIDR team to describe CIDR's mission as well as tools, projects, data management, and analysis designed and developed by the team.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Sarah Newton, a conservation technician, places Andy in the base of the custom-made case she designed and created for the pint-sized robot. Photo courtesy: L. A. Cicero, Stanford News Service

The Stanford News recently published a photo essay of the Stanford Libraries Conservation Lab.

"In the Conservation Lab of Stanford University Libraries, every story has a happy ending.

Each story begins with the arrival of a university treasure – a rare book, map, serial or manuscript that needs repair, or a one-of-a-kind object that needs a custom-made box.

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Mark your calendars! Stanford's GIS Day celebration is coming! Wednesday, November 18th we will have a full day of talks, demos and workshops, as well as great food and fun, to celebrate GIS and the work of the Stanford Geospatial Center.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Dangerous Summer book cover image

The Baltic film series continues with the film screening of "Dangerous Summer" (2000) with introduction by Marta Mannenbach.

When: Monday, November 2, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Where: Pigott Hall, 450 Serra Mall, Building 260
Contact: Liisi Esse or CREEES, 650-725-2563

Set in Riga, the capital of Latvia, the film tells a tragic love story before and during the Soviet invasion of Latvia in 1940 and the early stages of World War II.

All film screenings are free and open to the public. RSVP requested.

Following this event, the Baltic Film Series will feature: "In the Crosswind" (2014), and "Land of Songs" (2014). Please see the Baltic Film Series page for a full listing of films, event times and locations, and film synopses.