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Monday, December 12, 2016

Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, formerly known as the Old Chemistry Building, new home of the Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library.

Falconer Biology Library, the Mathematics & Statistics Library, and Swain Library of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering will merge to form the Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library. The new library will be located in the Sapp Center for Science Teaching and Learning, formerly known as the Old Chemistry Building.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Ampex VRX-1000

A video recording of the 2016 ceremony in Stanford’s Green Library dedicating the Ampex videotape recorder as an IEEE Milestone is available at Engineering and Technology History Wiki, which states: “In 1956, Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, California, introduced the first practical videotape recorder for television stations and networks to produce and time-shift broadcasts, replacing impractical ‘kinescope’ movie film previously used to record TV.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

If you haven't done so already, you may want take a stroll to Green Library and see the latest exhibit, Stanford Stories from the Archives. The exhibition features letters, photographs, publications, objects, and ephemera that show the evolution and unique aspects of student life on the Farm. Details of the exhibit was featured in the November 18th issue of Stanford News, "Green Library exhibition highlights 125 years of student life at Stanford."

The primary exhibit and three satellite exhibits are mounted in Green Library and the Arrillaga Alumni Center. An online version of the exhibition is also available.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Joseph Brodsky, 1988

The Hoover Institution Library & Archives has recently acquired a private collection of exiled Russian poet Joseph Brodsky’s papers, including letters, photos, drafts, manuscripts, artwork and published and unpublished poems, some of which are currently on exhibition.

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