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Tuesday, June 3, 2014

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of the Republic of Estonia

On May 23, President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of the Republic of Estonia spoke on Evolving into a Genuinely Digital Society. The lecture can now be seen online.

See related SUL News article: Lecture: President of Estonia

 

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The Stanford Daily reported that 110 faculty and graduate students submitted a petition asking the Libraries to develop and implement a book and document delivery service to departmental offices. Assistant Professors of History Jennifer Burns and Mikael Wolfe, who co-authored the petition, were invited to present and explain their request to the Faculty Senate Committee on Libraries and the idea is being considered for feasibility and funding.

http://www.stanforddaily.com/2014/05/07/petition-for-book-delivery-service-racks-up-signatures-from-faculty-and-students/

Book cover: Franco Moretti, "Distant Reading"

Salon interviewed Stanford professor Franco Moretti, whose Distant Reading (2013) recently won the National Book Critics Circle award for criticism: “As a literary critic who says he aims to study books without actually reading them, Franco Moretti has positioned himself as an iconoclast."

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Toomas Ilves

Tune in on May 23, 2014

President Toomas Hendrik Ilves of the Republic of Estonia will speak on Evolving into a Genuinely Digital Society

The lecture is available to view online.

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