Stanford University Library News http://library.stanford.edu/feeds/events/518 en 2013 Hsieh Memorial Lecture: Min Zhu, Deputy Managing Director of the IMF http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-04-24/2013-hsieh-memorial-lecture-min-zhu-deputy-managing-director-imf <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries is pleased to present the fourth Dr. Sam-Chung Hsieh Memorial Lecture<strong>Dr. Min Zhu </strong><br /> on<strong></strong></p></div></div></div> Wed, 27 Mar 2013 04:03:25 +0000 30329 at http://library.stanford.edu "The Destitute" A Reading and Signing with Sheikh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-04-22/destitute-reading-and-signing-sheikh-yusuf-talal-delorenzo <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries is pleased to invite you to a book launch to celebrate the new publication <strong><em>The Destitute</em></strong> translated by<strong> Sheikh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo</strong></p> <p><strong><a title="Sheikh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo's Presentation" href="https://stanford.app.box.com/s/hiw6nqwv3mdnwqi6qidf" target="_blank">Watch Sheikh Yusuf Talal DeLorenzo's presentation at Stanford.</a></strong></p></div></div></div> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 06:10:10 +0000 30366 at http://library.stanford.edu "Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies" A Reading and Signing with Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-05-09/governing-security-hidden-origins-american-security-agencies-reading-and-signing <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries is pleased to invite you to a book party to celebrate a new publication by <strong>Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar:</strong><br /><em><strong>Governing Security: The Hidden Origins of American Security Agencies</strong></em><br /> Seating is limited. Please respond to Sonia Lee if you would like to attend <a href="mailto:sonialee@stanford.edu" target="_blank">email</a>, 650-736-9538.</p></div></div></div> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 06:10:10 +0000 30367 at http://library.stanford.edu Impact Sourcing: Technology Business Ventures in Africa and Beyond http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-04-15/impact-sourcing-technology-business-ventures-africa-and-beyond <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><strong>The Stanford Libraries and the Graduate School of Business SEED and CSI are pleased to present</strong><br /><em><strong>Impact Sourcing: Technology Business Ventures in Africa and Beyond</strong></em> <br /><strong>With Sarah Troup of The Rockefeller Foundation</strong><br /> Seating is limited. Please respond to Sonia Lee if you would like to attend <a href="mailto:sonialee@stanford.edu" target="_blank">email</a>, 650-736-9538.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:05:27 +0000 30411 at http://library.stanford.edu "The Upcycle" A Presentation and Signing with William McDonough http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-04-17/upcycle-presentation-and-signing-william-mcdonough <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford Univeristy Libraries is pleased to invite you to a special on-campus event to hear from global thought leader, designer, and sustainable growth pioneer <strong>William McDonough </strong>co-author, with Michael Braungart, of the exciting new book:<em><strong>The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability—Designing for Abundanc</strong></em></p></div></div></div> Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:05:27 +0000 30412 at http://library.stanford.edu "Out! Stories from the New Queer India" A Reading and Signing with Minal Hajratwala http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-05-02/out-stories-new-queer-india-reading-and-signing-minal-hajratwala <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries is pleased to invite you to attend a book party to celebrate a new publication edited by <em><strong><strong>Minal Hajratwala</strong> <em><strong>Out! Stories from the New Queer India</strong></em></strong></em><br /></p></div></div></div> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 14:08:56 +0000 30447 at http://library.stanford.edu Poetry Reading and Spoken Word Performance from the new journal "As/Us" http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-05-20/poetry-reading-and-spoken-word-performance-new-journal-asus <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries is pleased to invite you to attend a <strong><strong><strong>Poetry Reading and</strong></strong> <strong><strong>Spoken Word Performance </strong></strong></strong>from the new journal,<em><strong><strong><em> <strong>As/Us: A Space for Women of the World</strong></em></strong></strong></em>.</p></div></div></div> Fri, 03 May 2013 11:06:37 +0000 30560 at http://library.stanford.edu Fearless Genius: Preserving the Digital Revolution http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-05-23/fearless-genius-preserving-digital-revolution <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>The Stanford University Libraries' Preservation Department Photography Lecture Series presents: <strong><em>Fearless Genius: Preserving the Digital Revolution</em></strong> <strong>by Doug Menuez. </strong>  <em>Mr. Menuez will be speaking about creating and preserving his photography archive, which resides at the Stanford University Libraries.</em></p> </div></div></div> Wed, 15 May 2013 19:39:33 +0000 30697 at http://library.stanford.edu 'BrowZine' in the Field: Getting Journals on your iPad http://library.stanford.edu/events/2013-10-21/browzine-field-getting-journals-your-ipad <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Do you find yourself wishing you had the latest earth sciences article with you in the field? Do you occasionally find yourself missing the ability to browse a recent issue of a journal? This workshop introduces BrowZine, a new app for iPads and Android devices that allow you to browse, read, monitor and email scholarly journal articles. This workshop will help faculty and students install, login and use Browzine.  Make sure to bring your iPad or Kindle Fire or Android tablet device with you!</p> </div></div></div> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 09:34:36 +0000 46757 at http://library.stanford.edu Thomas Milo: Raising the Stakes in Arabic Text Handling http://library.stanford.edu/events/2014-02-07/thomas-milo-raising-stakes-arabic-text-handling <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Join us for a fascinating talk by noted typographer Thomas Milo who will describe a project initiated by the Sultanate of Oman. The project aims to display, search and quote Qur'ān text on the web in a typographically stable and orthographically flawless manner, regardless the operating system or the type of web device. This requires rethinking computer typography. After a general description of the project, two areas will be discussed in more detail:</p></div></div></div> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 08:35:46 +0000 47153 at http://library.stanford.edu