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Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Debuting this month, OpenGeoSci (opengeosci.org) is a free, map-based discovery interface providing geographic searching for more than 300,000 maps, cross-sections, charts, tables, and other high-value content from GeoScienceWorld (GSW) publications.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Frankfurt, Germany

HighWire Press is pleased to announce the launch of Folio, its new eBooks product, showcasing the library release of the e-Duke Books Scholarly Collection at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

Built on the HighWire Open Platform, Folio is a flexible ebook solution designed for publishers to rapidly bring their books online. Key components of the product include a publisher home page, an informative book landing page and a user-friendly e-reader view.

Monday, October 7, 2013

William Saroyan

Stanford University Libraries, in partnership with the William Saroyan Foundation, announced the launch of the sixth William Saroyan International Prize for Writing (Saroyan Prize). Intended to encourage new or emerging writers and honor the Saroyan literary legacy of originality, vitality and stylistic innovation, the Saroyan Prize recognizes newly published works of both fiction and non-fiction.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Special Collections, Barchas Room

Once again, it is brought to our attention the unique treasures that are housed in the Libraries’ Special Collections department and its equally treasured staff members.

For months Ilias Chrissochoidis, a Stanford alumnus and Continuing Studies lecturer, frequented SUL's Special Collections department. It wasn't until recently that staff members were pleasantly surprised to find out the results of those visits.

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