From the Stanford Report, “Stanford doctoral candidate Adrienne Rose Johnson says contemporary diet advice idealizes lifestyles of the past in ways that contribute to global health problems. Johnson's study is the first academic analysis of diet literature.” In 2013, Johnson’s essay entitled "Collecting the Commonplace: The Promises of American Diet Literature" was awarded one of the Byra J. and William P. Wreden Prizes for Collecting Books and Related Materials, administered by the Stanford Libraries.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Friday, February 5, 2016
It gives me great pleasure to announce the arrival of Arcadia Falcone as the new Metadata Coordinator. Arcadia, who started February 1, has the challenge of assessing and coordinating descriptive metadata policies and standards for resources deposited in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR).
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
The Stanford Libraries’ Silicon Valley archives and comments by Henry Lowood (curator of Stanford's History of Science & Technology Collections) and by library advisory council member Paul Saffo were featured in a look back in the San Jose Mercury News at the Bay Area’s first Super Bowl – played at Stanford Stadium – in 1985.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
“The tools of thinking: Stanford's philosophy program explores fundamental questions” in Stanford News depicted the departmental Tanner Philosophy Library as a “knowledge commons” with a depth of content and as a quiet place for study and collaboration. The article provides an overview of current faculty research and publications.