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Branner Library News

Matthew Seutter's map, "The Attack of Love"

This is the best map

June 28, 2021
by Andrea Renner

Stanford Libraries has so many maps in its collection, but not enough Yelp reviews to help you figure out which ones you should look at. We are here to help.

Lydia Wei's fantastical campus map

Lydia Wei's "Stanford: Campus of the Unknown"

June 28, 2021
by Andrea Renner

What was it like to be a freshman this year, this strangest of years? Learning remotely from her home in Maryland, Stanford freshman Lydia Wei began to feel a bit like Medieval mapmakers, who had to imagine far-off lands that they never visited. In this spirit, she spent her winter break creating a map of the Stanford campus.

Two books, Littles Eyes and A Tale for the Time Being, in the grass next two a Stanford mug

2021 Summer Reading List (science and engineering staff picks)

June 23, 2021
by Alexandra Krogman

It's summertime again, and we are closing the final chapter of this pandemic. As you head off to visit family and friends, you might need a good book to travel with - something to take your mind off the anticipation. You're in luck! We have been social distancing for a year, and we like to read even when there are other things to do. These staff picks from the Science and Engineering Resource Group offer the perfect distraction.

Machine Learning in Chemistry (250x357)

ACS in Focus - short ebooks to help you ramp up quickly in new areas

June 7, 2021
by Grace Baysinger

ACS in Focus ebooks are: 

  • Four to eight hour primers for beginning and seasoned scientists that need a quick start to a topic outside of their expertise.
  • Topics include emerging and cross-disciplinary subjects not traditionally taught in an undergraduate chemistry curriculum.
  • In an instructional setting, these works bridge the gap between textbooks and literature.
  • Digital-only to take advantage of hyperlinks, pop-up glossary, videos, and animations.
  • eReader is part of ACS Publications content suite and enables the reader to learn when it suits them, on or offline.

Access ACS in Focus (limited to current students, postdocs, faculty, and staff at Stanford).

Interested in being an author for this series?   See Call for Authors for ACS in Focus series.

Please note that content for this blog article was provided by ACS Publications to make sharing information with you faster and easier and as a way to help librarians learn more about this series.     

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Science in the Making

Science in the making

May 4, 2021
by Gabrielle Karampelas

Stanford Libraries’ annual donor appreciation program on April 7 featured three projects that highlight the research services of our science and engineering libraries. Whether it is freeing data from analog records, facilitating the 3D printing of microscope prototypes, or bringing public health resources to nomadic tribes in southern Ethiopia—they all have one common denominator—Stanford Libraries!

New Resources in Branner Library

Following is a listing of new print and e-books recently added to the Branner Earth Sciences Library.

  1. Daniel J. Tearpock, Richard E. Bischke. 2021

  2. Edited by I. Davison, J. N. F. Hull and J. Pindell. 2021

  3. edited by Andréanne Bissonnette and Élisabeth Vallet. 2021

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Associate University Librarian for Science and Engineering
Head of the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections

DMP Tool / Amy Hodge

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