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Wednesday, December 11, 2013

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Because of the University's Winter Closure from Monday, December 23, 2013 through Friday, January 3, 2014, articles submitted for the SUL News page will be published on the following schedule:

  • Articles submitted by 11:00 am, Wednesday, December 18 will be reviewed and published by December 18. An email announcement listing recent articles will be distributed on that day.
  • Any articles submitted after the announcement email on December 18 - January 3, will be reviewed and published on Monday, January 6, 2014.

The next SUL News email announcement listing recent articles will be distributed on Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

Happy Holidays!

In an article in Library Journal discussing controversial video games such as the recently released Grand Theft Auto V, the Stanford Libraries’ curator of the history of science, technology, film and media, Henry Lowood, was interviewed at length about the complexity of long-term preservation of video games and their iterations: "Digital games, as software, are a form of multimedia, and almost every other [digital] media you can imagine is embedded in games—there are movies, music, there's text here and there, animation.

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

by Shalien Izzi

The Stanford Libraries facilities team is pleased to announce the launch of their Confluence space.

Visit the Facilities Home Page for information ranging from building access to transportation options. As always, please contact us at with any facilities related questions or concerns. Thanks

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Josh Schneider
by Daniel Hartwig

The University Archives is pleased to announce that Josh Schneider will join us as Assistant University Archivist beginning January 6th. From 2005-2013, Josh served as Archivist for Institutional Records and Faculty Papers in the University Archives at the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley. In that position he was responsible for all aspects of University Archives workflow, including the arrangement and description of archival records and media, and the cataloging of campus serial publications. Josh received his MLIS from Simmons and a BA in Philosophy from Brown.