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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Bike to work day party: Ariadne Scott, Kristen St.John, Franz Kunst, Eli Boyne, Beth Ryan, Terry Palmer, and Geoff Willard (and his bike)
by Kristen St.John

A team of Stanford University Libraries staff, based in Redwood City, were one of two winning teams for this year's Bike to Work Day drawing sponsored by Stanford Parking and Transportation Services.

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week:
      
Electronic Resources Librarian (#67278)

For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Library Jobs page.

SUL Rosette

The SUL News and Blogs email announcement will be on a reduced schedule for the summer. Beginning next week, the email announcement will be sent every other week. Articles submitted to the News site will still be moderated/published as they come in and will be available usually within one working day after submission.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

SUL Rosette

In “The quest to save today’s gaming history from being lost forever: Changes in digital distribution, rights management increasingly make preservation tough” (ars technica, June 2, 2015), Henry Lowood, curator for the History of Science & Technology Collections and Film & Media Collections in the Stanford University Libraries, said: "If you want to know how the game was played in 2014, you will need documentation about how the game was played in 2014. Having the game available to you in 2064 so that you can play it yourself won't tell you anything about that. It just tells you how you, 50 years later in a completely different environment, will play that game.

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