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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

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HighWire Press, Inc., the leading technology platform and strategic partner to influential scholarly publishers and societies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracy Capaldi-Drewett as Vice President, EMEA Sales and Global Marketing, a newly created position on its executive team.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Stanford Player Piano Project and Material Imagination Workshop

Stanford’s Player Piano Project presents a piano roll concert, demonstration, and lecture in conjunction with Stanford’s Material Imagination Workshop featuring 100-year-old Welte Mignon rolls from Stanford’s remarkable collection of over 12,000 rolls. Great composers and performers including Debussy, Mahler, Scriabin, Gershwin, and others will be heard in these unique roll recordings brought to life using Stanford’s fine collection of player pianos.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

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BayNet is proud to host four special librarians from the Bay Area at this year's Annual Meeting. First-hand accounts from a panel of Special Librarians will illustrate the place librarians have in your health, the law of the land, and preserving and publicizing the heritage of the Bay Area.

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Klaus Härö's "The Fencer" is a touching drama about a man who finds meaning in his life through children who need him. The film was the Finnish entry for the Academy Awards 2016 (Best foreign language film). 

Fleeing from Stalin’s secret police, an ambitious young fencer finds himself teaching small town children in a godforsaken Estonian coastal village, only to realize that this is exactly what he wants to do in life.