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ePADD Version 7.3.5 Alpha Now Available

January 14, 2021
by Sally DeBauche

The ePADD development team is excited to announce the release of version 7.3.5 alpha!

ePADD is free and open source software developed by Stanford Libraries' Special Collections & University Archives that uses natural language processing and machine learning to support archival appraisal, processing, discovery, and delivery for email of historical or cultural value.

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Get Expert Help This Quarter

January 14, 2021
by Ashley Jester

Are you looking for help with coding, maps, or data this quarter?  Maybe you have questions about Arduinos, Rapsberry Pis, or other micro-controllers and processers?  Do you need to borrow workbench tools or a 3D printer?  If this sounds like you, we may have just the expert you are looking for!

Stanford Libraries Celebrating Years of Outstanding Service December 2020

Stanford Libraries staff anniversary honorees 2020

December 11, 2020
by Kimberly R. Kay

In an unusual year, we met virtually on December 10, 2020 (instead of at Schwab Center or Paul Brest Hall) to celebrate the past year and to honor staff who are marking employment anniversaries. Congratulations to all and many thanks for your years of service!

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Preliminary report on Lighting the Way Forum released

December 10, 2020
by Mark A. Matienzo

The Lighting the Way project team is pleased to announce the publication of Lighting the Way: A Preliminary Report on the National Forum on Archival Discovery and Delivery, which summarizes and synthesizes the activities and outcome from the event hosted by Stanford Libraries in February 2020. The Forum focused on information sharing and collaborative problem solving around improving discovery and delivery for archives and special collections, with 71 participants drawn from multiple disciplines and job functions in the archives, library, and technology sectors. Using both plenary presentations and activities drawn from human-centered design principles to highlight opportunities and challenges, as well as potential areas for further work.

The project will host a series of online working meetings and asynchronous activities in Spring 2021 focused on collaborative writing and in-depth exploration of topics and themes raised in the Forum. Further information on the working meeting, including a call for participation, will be made available in January 2021 from the project website.

Li and Ma Science Library Winter Break 2020

December 2, 2020
by Aparna Sharma

Science Library

 The Li & Ma Science Library is closed during the University’s Winter closure (December 11th  2020 – January 4th, 2021)

The following reduced services will be available during Winter Break (December 11, 2020 -January 4, 2021):
  • Green Library will have limited open hours. Users who plan to enter Green Library must have an active Stanford ID card.
  • Book Returns: Science Library book drop is temporarily closed. Please return all checked out items to the Green Library’s outdoor book-drops.
  • SearchWorks will be available. Request links for recalls, paging from storage, etc. in Searchworks will be available. Paged items from storage will not be available until we re-open in January. 
  • Circulation and Reference Services: No items will be due during Winter Break. Recently checked out items will be due January 11, 2021 or later. Email and phone messages will be checked when staff return after Winter Break.
  • Reporting e-Journal/Database Problems: If access to an e-journal or database stops working, please fill out the web form for Connection Problems.
  • Software: For the software key requests, please contact Grace Baysinger.
  • Interlibrary Borrowing: Forms for Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery remain available. Requests will be processed when staff return after Winter Break. Expect delays in receiving requested materials.
Please visit Stanford Libraries website for the up-to-date information. 

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