Blog topic: Preservation

Data We Love - Day 5

Stanford Libraries. Love Data Week.
February 17, 2023
by Hannah Frost

And here we are at this final post in the "Data We Love" series for #LoveDataStanford during #LoveData23 Week! For all the data curators out there, you will appreciate this example of well-prepared data. Take note, future data depositors! Show your love for your data by taking care to prepare for its use by others!

Data We Love - Day 4

February 16, 2023
by Hannah Frost

Today we celebrate transformative data in this penultimate post in the "Data We Love" series for #LoveDataStanford during #LoveData23 Week! Head's up: if the phrase "collections as data" means anything to you, this one should be especially compelling, but we all can learn from this exemplary approach to transforming data in the interest of past, present and future!

Conserving and digitizing the New York Weekly dime novels

Cover of an issue of New York Weekly
March 15, 2022
by Dinah Handel

This blogpost was co-authored by Chris Hacker, Astrid Smith, Sarah Newton, Rebecca Wingfield, and Dinah Handel

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New gift to the library: 8mm films by Stan Brakhage

Film still from 8mm film by Stan Brakhage
January 27, 2022
by Katharine A Keller

Stan Brakhage (1933-2003) is regarded as one of the most significant figures in the post-war history of experimental filmmaking in the United States. A special one night only triple-play viewing was held last week to celebrate Stan Brakhage, these new acquistions, and the donor, Prof. Margaret Cohen. These silent films are from the Songs cyle (1964-1969) including 23rd Psalm Branch (1966-1967), which is anomalous in its length and content.

Preservation welcomes Hannah Moshier

Portrait of Hannah Moshier
September 28, 2021
by Richenda Brim

Preservation welcomes Hannah Moshier to the department as our new Preservation Librarian.

Preservation welcomes Annemaree Rea

Annemaree Rea
September 21, 2021
by Richenda Brim

This month Collection Care welcomes a new team member, Annemaree Rea, to the position of Collection Care Specialist.

Stanford Libraries welcomes Kabir Hermon, Audio Digitization Specialist

Kabir Hermon
September 13, 2021
by Hannah Frost

It is my delight to share the news that Kabir Hermon is joining the staff of Digital Library Systems and Services as our new Audio Digitization Specialist. Kabir’s first day will be Monday, September 20, and he will be working alongside Geoff Willard and Michael Angeletti at our media preservation facilities on the Stanford Redwood City campus.

Book repair workflow change starting September 1

Damaged books on a bookshelf
August 20, 2021
by Richenda Brim

Beginning September 1st, all book repair for circulating materials will take place in Collection Care at Lathrop.