Blog topic: News
This fall is a busy one at Redwood City-Special Collections (SPEC) – and not just because we are planning for yet another relocation! FYI - We are anticipating our final move in RWC, this time across the street into Academic Hall on the new Stanford Redwood City (SRWC) campus in early July. More on that when the actual move dates are firmed up.
We have many projects underway by our regular staff. But I thought it would be nice to highlight work being done by other colleagues from the campus library and hourly staff.
We are pleased to announce that Brian Bethel has joined our Redwood City team as our Rare Books Copy Cataloger! Please join us in welcoming him to the department.
Brian will be familiar to some as he has been working as a Processing Assistant in Special Collections for about a year. He has been focusing on collections associated with Silicon Valley, and has written several blog articles about his work. He will continue that processing work, and on Nov. 19 he will add rare books cataloging to his repertoire.
The ePADD development team is thrilled to announce the release of ePADD 7.0 beta 1.
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 potential historical or cultural value.
From October 20 - November 2, 2018, the East Asia Library will host a pop-up exhibition in the third floor display cases featuring paintings produced by students in ART245: The Art of Lotus in Chinese Brush Painting, taught by Felix Chan Lim, Ph.D. and Bobbi Makani-Lim, Ph.D.
Stanford University will host two lectures by the renowned scholar and author Pai Hsien-yung on 10/24 and 10/25. A documentary on Prof. Pai's life and scholarship will be screened at the East Asia Library on the evening of 10/23.
Acquisitions Department is pleased to welcome Kari Simonsen as the new Ordering Specialist.
Kari will initially be responsible for ordering resources in the subject areas of Germanic Studies and Medieval Studies. She will be assigned additional ones in the future.
Kari has recently worked at C.V. Starr East Asian Library at UC Berkeley as an administrative assistant and Aunt Lute Books as an editor/marketing associate. In her previous roles, she was also involved with graphic and UX design.
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