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Chronicling America. Library of Congress

Databases of the week: Historical Newspaper databases at the Stanford Libraries

December 9, 2019
by Benjamin Lee Stone

Over the last 25 years, the digitization of newspaper archives has opened up a host of historical sources by providing access to a wealth of content previously available only in print or microform, simultaneously enabling new methods of searching and analysis, including text-mining capabilities. 

 

santas bag

A gift from Media & Microtext to you!

December 7, 2019
by Laszlo Jakusovszky

BYOB!

Starting 12/7 all 1 week items circulate until 1/6*. (That's right! All DVDs, VHS, videogames, CDs, etc.) And there's no limit to how many!

So come on down and pick up your "gifts" early. Curl up in front of a fire with BackDraft! Or try to figure out why Die Hard is now considered a Christmas classic... ;)

 

JoVE first peer-reviewed scientific video journal

JoVE video journals and Science Education collections available at Stanford

December 6, 2019
by Michael L Newman

JoVE publishes a collection of video methods journals in biology, chemistry, engineering, medicine, neuroscience and behavior. Articles consist of high-quality video demonstrations and detailed text protocols that facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. The scope includes novel techniques, innovative applications of existing techniques, and gold standard protocols.

Best Paper Award at the 20th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference

Stanford player piano research receives best paper award

December 5, 2019
by Jerry L McBride

Stanford University researchers received the Best Paper Award at the 20th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR) on 4 November 2019 held in Delft, The Netherlands. ISMIR is the foremost organization promoting research and development of computer systems to access, organize, and represent music information. The award was presented to the authors Zhengshan “Kitty” Shi (Ph.D.

Winter Intersession and Closure 2019-20: Library hours

December 4, 2019
by Kelly Fields

The Stanford Libraries will be operating on a reduced schedule during the winter intersession and winter closure periods: Saturday, December 14 through Sunday, January 5, 2020.

***Please note: Some libraries will be closing early for a staff event on Wednesday, December 18. Please see the Library hours web page for details.***

Closures and reduced library hours for:

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