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May 1, 2019

ReMix: Stanford Libraries Newsletter

April Remix


Leonardo's Library



Leonardo's Library: The World of a Renaissance Reader



Spearheaded by Professor of History Paula Findlen, Leonardo's Librarydraws on Stanford’s Special Collections and the collections of the David Rumsey Map Center and the Lane Medical Library to reveal the authors and texts that shaped Leonardo’s world and influenced his ideas, reading habits, and understanding of books in the age of Gutenberg. The exhibition will open for viewing on May 2.    


Arthur Tress. "Boy in flood dream, NY" (1971). (c) Arthur Tress



Stanford Libraries Launches Photography Initiative 



Stanford Libraries launched a new program within its Department of Special Collections focused solely on developing a rich photographic research and teaching collection. The Photography Initiative will acquire and preserve works from diverse groups of photographers, including Arthur Tress and Mark Ruwedel, who recently placed their archives at Stanford. 






3D model of animal skull    

Using 3D as an Educational Tool

Digital Services Manager Dinah Handel writes about Stanford Libraries' growing 3D imaging capabilities and how they benefit the Stanford community and beyond in Sketchfab, a 3D content outlet.


News & Views


 John Mustain


On Retirement: An Interview with John Mustain ... A Company of Authors ... A New Genre of Scholarship ... 500 Stanford Interviews ... Stanford Iran 2040 Project ... Private Gifts to Higher Education ... and other news.





Join us on May 14 for Diving Into Digital, an evening of expert demonstrations and interactive stations exhibiting the many ways in which synergy between archival collections and innovative technologies enhances teaching and research at Stanford.