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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

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The School of Library and Information Science at San Jose State University (SJSU) is now offering current and future information professionals the opportunity to enroll in one or more fully online, graduate-level courses, and earn college credit.

The i.School Open Classes program offers more than 60 of the school's electives to information professionals who want to update their skills, position themselves for leadership opportunities, explore emerging trends, and learn more about how to use the latest technology to better serve clients.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Stanford Quad corner and column

SUL has the following new position this week:

Head of Preservation Department, Stanford University Libraries (#62042)

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

Editorial Staff
by Ben Stone

After 36 years of service, John Rawlings is retiring from Stanford University Libraries. While we're sad to see John go, we're excited that he'll be able to devote more time to his many interests in natural history and outdoor pursuits.

Join us in celebrating John's long Stanford career, Thursday, March 6th, from 4-6 in the Rotunda of Green Library.

John began his tenure at Stanford in 1978 in the Collection Development Program in Green Library. Transitioning to a role as a Subject Librarian and Bibliographer, John’s initial assignments were Linguistics, followed by French and Italian Studies.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Julie Sweetkind-Singer
by Gabrielle Karampelas

Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford Libraries’ Head Librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections is the first librarian to sit on committee.

Palo Alto, CA- Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the appointment of 17 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).  Among the 17 is Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford University Libraries’ head librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections.