Blog topic: SearchWorks

Welcome Cory Lown and Nick Budak to Stanford Libraries

Headshots of Cory Lown and Nick Budak (left to right)
October 4, 2021

It’s my pleasure to share the news that Cory Lown and Nick Budak are joining the staff of Digital Library Systems and Services as Digital Library Software Developers on the Access and Discovery Team. Cory and Nick’s first day will be October 4, and they will be working alongside Chris Beer, Gary Geisler, and Camille Villa, as well as our other colleagues across DLSS and Stanford Libraries.

Sandstone & Tile available for full-text search now

Sandstone & Tile cover
May 25, 2021
by Charlotte Kwok Glasser

The past issues of Sandstone & Tile, a regular publication of the Stanford Historical Society (SHS), are now preserved in the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) and available for access and full-text search via Searchworks, Stanford Libraries’ online catalog, and via Spotlight at Stanford exhibits. Readers are able to search the rich content of all the past issues at once using keywords. 

Li and Ma Science Library Winter Break 2020

Science Library
December 2, 2020
by Aparna Sharma

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

Digital library services news - summer 2020

Digital Library Services News - summer 2020
September 10, 2020
by Hannah Frost

Welcome!  As summer draws to a close, it's time to highlight hot news in digital library services.

Featuring contributions from: Cathy Aster, Hannah Frost, Dinah Handel, Amy Hodge, Michael Olson, and Sarah Seestone. 

901 sound recordings released to Searchworks by the Archive of Recorded Sound

Photo of Gerhard Samuel collection digital object.
July 14, 2020
by Nathan Coy

At the Archive of Recorded Sound we have all been adapting to working in a variety of situations ranging from wearing masks all day to child care while nursery schools are closed. With the shift to working from home the Archive of Recorded Sound staff transitioned from processing physical collections and helping researchers in person to virtual office hours and the digital collection description backlog.

Monterey Jazz Festival complete programs and posters now available online through Searchworks

Monterey Jazz Festival Programs
February 20, 2020
by Nathan Coy

The Archive of Recorded Sound with support from the Monterey Jazz Festival has just released the full run of the Monterey Jazz Festival programs and posters to Searchworks, and better yet, they are world accessible. 

How to find streaming archival sound recordings in Searchworks

February 7, 2020
by Nathan Coy

Recently, at the Archive of Recorded Sound we have had discussions with many students about finding more than just the expected in Searchworks. In this case digitized archival sound recordings. Many of the sound recordings we work to preserve and provide access to are available streaming to the Stanford community and a few are even available to anyone interested in the world. Following are two video tutorials on how to filter search results to streaming archival sound recordings in Searchworks.

Historic Standard Hour radio broadcasts now accessible in SearchWorks

Image of a printed program from a Standard Hour broadcast
February 28, 2019

The Archive of Recorded Sound, in collaboration with the Stanford Media Preservation Lab, recently completed the digitization and cataloging of 684 analog recordings of The Standard Hour radio broadcasts that occurred between 1938 and 1955.  This extensive project was generously funded through the Recordings at Risk program sponsored by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).   

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