Blogs

My Tortillas for Valentina, artist's book by Ioulia Akhmadeeva

New exhibition: Ioulia Akhmadeeva, Escrituras de la Memoria (Writings of Memory)

October 2, 2019
by D. Vanessa Kam

New Exhibition at the Bowes Art & Architecture Library
Ioulia Akhmadeeva, Escrituras de la Memoria (Writings of Memory) 
October 3 – November 29, 2019

In Ioulia Akhmadeeva’s artist’s books presented at the Bowes Art & Architecture Library, family stories, migration, and memory are intertwined and narrate how an outward journey mirrors an inward metamorphosis. In these books in particular, the past and family are part of a continual evolution that inform her artistic practice.

Update on workplace and sponsored conference conduct

October 2, 2019
by Amy E. Hodge

A self-assembled Stanford Libraries working group has recently revised the Stanford Libraries Code of Conduct, especially as it relates to conferences and events we host and attend. Group members included Amy Hodge, Cathy Aster, Glynn Edwards, Mark Matienzo, and Mike Giarlo.

Wikipedia logo, Navajo

Indigenous Languages Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon: October 14, 2019

October 1, 2019
by Glen Worthey

Guest post co-authored by Christian Brickhouse, Ph.D. student in the Department of Linguistics.

Please join us on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, October 14, 2019, in El Centro Chicano (at the front of Old Union, on the Stanford campus), between 10am and 4pm, for a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon focusing on indigenous languages.

Databases of the week: Holocaust survivor video testimonies

October 1, 2019
by Anna M Levia

The purpose of oral history testimony is not only to gather facts, but also to gain a deeper understanding of events as they were lived and filtered through personal reflection. Unlike most documentation from th[e] period - written by the perpetrators – oral testimony gives a voice to the survivors and other witnesses, allowing them to speak directly about their personal experiences. [Source: Visual History Archive website.]

The California Chapter of the Music Library Association, 2019

Music librarians invade the Farm

September 25, 2019
by Ray Heigemeir

Stanford Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound welcomed the California Chapter of the Music Library Association for a two-day conference.

Diane

Welcome Diane!

September 24, 2019
by Sarah B Sussman

You may have seen a new face around the McDermott Suite lately.  Diane Otosaka is spending a month in HASRG learning about academic librarianship. Diane's hometown is Dinard, a city in Brittany, France, but she is working on her PhD in England. I've asked her to write up a brief note introducing herself and her interests. Her main project is to work with the database of images that is part of the French Revolution Digital Archive, and she'll be participating in other activities around SUL. It's a pleasure to have her join us - 

 

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