In celebration of Halloween–and to encourage us all to look up from our phones and laptops–Green Library was visited by several skeletons on Monday, October 31, to bring to life the Dance of Death.
Blog topic: Events
Contours of an Invisible City envisions Rome as a multiverse of sorts – an ancient metropolis teeming with phantasms and histories. Pairing guidebooks from the 16th-20th centuries with a new series of photographs by non-fiction photographer Kieran Dodds, the exhibition invites reflection on the palimpsest of invisible cities that are Rome.
Curated by Christian Gonzalez Ho, 2nd-year PhD student in art history.
The East Asia Library is currently hosting a new exhibition of work by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Flammable Ideas, Fragile Objects, on view in the main second-floor exhibit space at the Stanford East Asia Library.
Working with science data can be tough! Real datasets are often complex, with each type of data bringing along it its own needs for quality control, management, and analysis. Feeling overwhelmed? You're not alone!
The Stanford Libraries and the Lane Medical Library are very excited to announce that the Fall 2022 Gear-Up will focus on dealing with real data in the sciences. This event will consist of a series of virtual and hybrid workshops over 3 days, Monday - Wednesday October 10-12, culminating in an in-person research symposium and social hour on Thursday, October 13, 2022.
This week, we opened "Escape the Library" at the Terman Engineering Library. We had such a fun time creating this escape room, and it has been even more fun watching students enjoy the game during orientation week.
It's been three days now, and we have had several escapees - including my husband (pictured below) who finally got to play after hearing me talk about the game ALL summer. Bookings are open until November 18th to anyone with an active Stanford ID. Will you escape?
East Asia Library to host signing ceremony inaugurating the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies
Please join us at the East Asia Library on Thursday, September 22, from 1:00 - 2:30 PM, as we host a signing ceremony to commemorate the establishment of the new Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies.
In 1905, Jane Stanford died of strychnine poisoning while traveling in Hawaii. Books such as The Mysterious Death of Jane Stanford by Robert Cutler (2003) and, most recently, Who Killed Jane Stanford? by Richard White (2022) explore the suspicious circumstances of her death by examining archival records and surviving documents, many of which are here in the Stanford collections.
*** UPDATE *** June 1, 2022 *** UPDATE ***
Unfortunately, the llamas will not be able to join us for the De-Stress Fest at Green Library on Thursday, but we're happy to announce that another group of furry friends will be available. Be sure to stop by the Green Library patio area and visit with the dogs from P.A.W.S. beginning at 3:00 PM, Thursday, June 2nd.
Boba tea, DIY calming jars, Ice cream, Dogs, Moon Pies, and more! You don't want to miss this!