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Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Books in Green

Collectors, bibliophiles, and of course librarians are eagerly awaiting the annual antiquarian book fairs in February. This year, the San Francisco Antiquarian Book, Print, and Paper Fair takes place on February 1-2 at a new location, the Fort Mason Festival Pavilion.

Thursday, January 9, 2014

Lane Reading Room
by Mimi Calter

As most staff already know, to protect our patrons' privacy and ensure their quiet enjoyment of our library spaces, photography is prohibited within library buildings without the express written permission of the University Librarian.

Permission request forms are now readily available to anyone seeking permission to photograph through the library website:

http://library.stanford.edu/using/special-policies/photography-sul-buildings

Request forms will continue to be available in the Director's Office as well.

Friday, December 20, 2013

by Gabrielle Karampelas

FOR RELEASE:
Contacts: Gabrielle Karampelas: gkaram@stanford.edu | 650.492.9855

Collaborative Project to Improve Access to Scholarly Information Awarded $1M Mellon Grant

The sea of information available to scholars and researchers can seem impossibly vast. But, with the help of a new grant, Cornell University Library, in collaboration with the Harvard Library Innovation Lab and Stanford University Libraries, aims to make that sea easier to navigate.

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation awarded a nearly $1 million, two-year grant to Cornell to support an investigation using Linked Data and the Semantic Web to improve discovery and access of scholarly information by the three libraries.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

The National Endowment for the Humanites (NEH) has awarded a grant to Stanford researchers to develop a suite of network visualization tools specifically designed for humanities research. Stanford Professors Paula Findlen (History) and Dan Edelstein (French) are the principal investigators, assisted by the Libraries’ academic technology specialists such as Nicole Coleman.

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