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Page materials from Branner Library via Searchworks for pick up in Green Library.  This service is available to the following current Stanford ID cardholders: undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, professors (including emeriti), staff, fellows, and Stanford visiting scholars.  Branner Library remains closed to onsite visits except by appointments.  For an appointment, please contact us.

Branner Library News

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!

Dimensions Plus data

Dimensions Plus: multidisciplinary database with many unique features

April 12, 2021
by Grace Baysinger

Dimensions is a large citation and abstract database that covers all subject areas and provides free access to citations from research publications. Stanford has a subscription to Dimensions Plus, a fee-based service, that covers millions of research publications connected by more than 1.4 billion citations, supporting grants, datasets, clinical trials, patents, and policy documents. 

Virtual workshop on International Chemical Identifiers (InChI)

March 2, 2021
by Grace Baysinger

March 22-24, 8am-Noon Pacific Time, Free, Registration required

A major theme emerging from the December 2020 NIH Workshop on Ultra Large Chemistry Databases is the essential role of the IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) in our ability to link and query across large and diverse chemistry data resources.  Therefore, we now seek to bring the chemistry community together for an update on the development of the InChI and a discussion of its use in chemistry, biochemistry, and related research domains.  Speakers will report on developments in the InChI field, usage of InChI in their organization, as well as challenges and areas not yet covered by InChI.  The virtual workshop is scheduled for three half-days and will include short talks and panel discussions.

Çatalhöyük image collection released on Searchworks

February 11, 2021
by Claudia A. Engel

A current effort is underway to archive archaeological research documentation from Çatalhöyük -- a 9000 year old neolithic settlement in the central plains of Turkey widely recognized as one of the most important archaeological sites in the world -- in the Stanford Digital Repository. We have just achieved our first major milestone and released the image collection of about 144,000 images on Searchworks.

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 Andréanne Bissonnette and Élisabeth Vallet. 2021

  3. Ashish Pandey, S.K. Mishra, M.L. Kansal, R.D. Singh, V.P. Singh, editors. 2021

  4. Rosemary McGuire. 2021

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

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

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