At the VALA2020 conference on Libraries and Technology last month I stated, as I have in numerous other presentations, reports, and recommendations, that implementations of technology (and I am usually speaking about AI) in libraries should reflect the ethos of the library. I say this not because the ethos of the library is correct, just, or even well-defined; but it is something to which we who work in libraries can be held accountable.
Please note this event has been canceled.
Celebrating π Day all week long March 9-13, 2020.
Come join us at the Science Library and participate in fun Pi themed activities such as trivia, scavenger hunt, games, giveaways, and an Albert Einstein birthday photo booth. There will also be a Raspberry Pi workshop hosted by Engineering Library.
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.
March 9th, 2020 Update: This event has been postponed. Stay tuned for a new date.
The Stanford Science and Engineering Libraries and the Lane Medical Library are happy to announce Gear Up for Research Communication! Join us for this minisymposium on April 8th and learn how to amplify your impact as a researcher.
This is a typical but nonetheless remarkable example of an album amicorum or stammbuch, a book of friends or autograph book. Primarily intended to record friendships, these manuscripts also collected commonplace and unusual quotations from literature, especially poetry.
This is my third guest blog post for Stanford Libraries’ Digital Library Blog at the invitation of Cathy Aster, a Product and Service Manager in Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) at Stanford University, who was my assigned Conversation Partner in the inaugural 2019 cohort of the Authenticity Project organized by CLIR/DLF and the HBCU Library Alliance.