I am sad to announce that Malgorzata Schaefer will be retiring at the end of March after working for Stanford Libraries for 30 years.
Blog topic: News
The East Asia Library is pleased to announce the launch of a new online exhibition featuring photographs of the regime of Wang Jingwei 汪精衞 (1883-1944), who administered large swathes of Japanese-occupied east, central, and south China from March 30, 1940 until the Japanese surrender in 1945, collaborating with the Japanese occupiers during the Sino-Japanese War.
The last few months have been busy for the Lighting the Way project, but we realize that not all of that activity has been visible. As you may know, we will also be hosting Lighting the Way: A National Forum on Archival Discovery and Delivery in just three weeks at Stanford University, from February 10-12, 2020. Accordingly, we realized that now is an appropriate time as any to provide you with some updates with what our project team and participant advisors have been working on since September 2019.
Everybody reads the news. The library has a long-standing interest in providing state, local, national, and foreign newspapers to the Stanford community in a variety of formats.
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!
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.