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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science, a podcast series sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, interviewed Stanford curator Henry Lowood on the topics of the history of Silicon Valley, historical game studies, emulation, and video game and software history and preservation: “Through my career, I continue to be active as a historian...

SUL Rosette

According to The New York Times, “Carla D. Hayden, the longtime head of Baltimore’s library system and an advocate for the privacy rights of library users, was nominated by President Obama on Wednesday [24 February 2016] to lead the Library of Congress.

Monday, March 7, 2016

Lathrop Window
by Brian Kunde

El Niño storms of the weekend of March 5-6 not only brought lots of rain and wind, but also provided early arrivals in Lathrop Library with a surprise when they entered the staff room on Monday morning, March 7th.

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.

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