The Serials Receiving and Maintenance Unit of the Acquisitions Department, after nearly three months mostly working from home on non-receiving work, is gearing up to start checking in issues regularly again in the week of June 15. We will be stockpiling received materials until their various destinations reopen, but the work has begun, on a preliminary basis, as of June 11, 2020.
by Brian Kunde
This is a guest blog post by Esther Wan, who is working on various projects for Special Collections including the descriptive metadata for the William Carter Photographs. Esther was previously at Stanford News Service Library and has also worked for libraries in Canada, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Singapore. She now enjoys the views of San Francisco from her windows.
During the summer quarter, Popular Science Book Club will read "Superior: the Return of Race Science" by Angela Saini. In this book, author Saini examines the enduring and disturbing belief in biological racial differences that impacts research and scientific advancement.
As the Stanford community continues to navigate the new world of remote teaching and scholarship, the library hopes that two new e-resources will make things a bit easier for students and scholars working on Modern Turkey and the Ottoman Empire.