Alex Stinson, GLAM-Wiki Strategist for the Wikimedia Foundation, will be visiting Stanford University on January 30, 2018. As a part of Alex's visit, he will be giving a presentation on GLAM-Wiki, Wikidata, and global knowledge and leading an Introduction to Wikidata workshop. More details about each event follow.
Blog topic: Events
Have you ever wondered why and how something like a paper doll was added to the library collection? If so, please join us for a panel presentation where representatives from Collection Development, SUL Technical Services, and Special Collections Technical Services will explain each step of the acquisition process using the recently acquired Jenny Lind paper doll set as an example.
The National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC) held their final meeting of the year on December 11, 2017 via teleconference. The full report of the meeting including the Powerpoints from the subcommittees are available on the NGAC Website. The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee that reports to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC). Our role is to provide advice and recommendations related to the national geospatial program and the development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure.
Join us to learn about the Center for Interdisciplinary Digital Research (CIDR)--a unique team of technology specialists, software developers, humanities and social science data experts, and subject librarians. We design and develop new digital tools and methods, incorporating technology and information resources, to promote innovative scholarship. Meet our team members and learn about our services, workshops and partners.
The libraries will host their semi-annual All Hands meeting in November. Details are below. All library staff are encouraged to attend.
Friday, November 3rd
11:00 - 12:30
For this and future All Hands meetings, we will be holding only one session. However, the session will be accessible via Zoom, for those who are unable to attend in person and will be recorded. We hope this new approach will enable greater attendance and participation. Zoom details will be posted soon.
Have you visited the Libraries Events, Exhibits, and Workshops web pages lately? The Libraries have many events scheduled for October.
Upcoming events for the next several days include:
Stanford Libraries’ collection of South Asian materials increased dramatically in the last few years as the focus of the collection expanded to include materials in the regional languages of India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka.