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Stanford Libraries staff anniversary honorees 2019

December 19, 2019
by Kimberly R. Kay

On Wednesday, December 18, 2019, the Stanford Libraries staff gathered at Paul Brest Hall to celebrate the past year and honor staff who are marking employment anniversaries. Congratulations to all!

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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. 


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A gift from Media & Microtext to you!

December 7, 2019
by Laszlo Jakusovszky


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... ;)


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: