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Tuesday, February 25, 2014

by Ben Stone

After 36 years of service, John Rawlings is retiring from Stanford University Libraries. While we're sad to see John go, we're excited that he'll be able to devote more time to his many interests in natural history and outdoor pursuits.

Join us in celebrating John's long Stanford career, Thursday, March 6th, from 4-6 in the Rotunda of Green Library.

John began his tenure at Stanford in 1978 in the Collection Development Program in Green Library. Transitioning to a role as a Subject Librarian and Bibliographer, John’s initial assignments were Linguistics, followed by French and Italian Studies.

Intaglio: The Art of Incision
by Anna M. Fishaut

The first in a series of exhibitions on printmaking processes is now on view in the reading room of the Art & Architecture Library. Woodcut and relief printing, intaglio, lithography, and screen printing have all been used to produce book illustrations at various points in printing history. Intaglio is one of the oldest of these processes and is the focus of the current exhibition, "Intaglio: The Art of Incision."

Friday, February 21, 2014

by Gabrielle Karampelas

Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford Libraries’ Head Librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections is the first librarian to sit on committee.

Palo Alto, CA- Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the appointment of 17 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).  Among the 17 is Julie Sweetkind-Singer, Stanford University Libraries’ head librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stanford, CA & London, UK - 13 February 2014

HighWire Press and Altmetric LLP are pleased to announce the completion of an agreement to offer altmetrics integration to publications hosted on the HighWire Open Platform.    
 
This new agreement will enable leading publications on HighWire to join prestigious publishers such as the National Academy of Sciences and Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press in displaying Altmetric data beside their research articles online.

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