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Blogs

Fuller wire

Buckminster Fuller on a long thin wire

July 31, 2020
by Geoff Willard

Buckminster Fuller has loomed large over the Stanford Media Preservation Lab ever since his archives were fully processed and described in the mid-2000s. Over the past eight years we've been slowly reformatting the extensive media component of this collection, but there was one media format that remained elusive: wire.

East Asia Library

Elevator repair and limited access to basement stacks

July 28, 2020
by Joshua Capitanio

UPDATE: As of September 9, the East Asia Library elevator repairs have been completed and elevator access has been restored. An access card is needed to use the elevator, which can be obtained from the circulation desk.

Masquaraders to the rescue!

July 24, 2020
by Julie Sweetkind-Singer

                                             Crystal Hsu

"Thank you for you & the team making beautiful fabric masks for all of us.  We are deeply grateful!" -- Crystal Hsu

 

logos for Consejo Nacional para Prevenir la Discrimaction; Colombia Diversa; & PROMSEX

It’s all available online…until it’s not!

July 21, 2020
by Adan Griego

In mid-June news reports about Mexico’s National Council to Prevent Discrimination (Consejo Nacional para Prevenir la Discriminación or CONAPRED) hinted about the agency’s possible closure.  Created in 2003, it has published numerous reports on gender discrimination, Indigenous rights, and LGBT issues in an effort to bring awareness to Mexican society on issues of social inclusion. The Stanford Libraries have a few publications I gathered over the years while attending the Guadalajara International Book Fair. Often the book fair stand for the agency carried only a display copy, and I was told that many more resources were available for downloading online…until they were not.

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