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Monday, March 18, 2013

Laura Bassi

Stanford’s collaboration with Italian archive is basis for civic and scholarly celebration in Bologna. “Laura Bassi e le carte di famiglia” recognizes the pioneer female scientist.

In the eighteenth century, Laura Bassi was a scientist, professor at the University of Bologna, and member of the Bologna Academy of Sciences.

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Ubisoft, The Chessmaster 3000, published for DOS, Windows 3.x., 1991

Two-year project will image one of the largest pristine historical collections of microcomputing software in the world for historical and cultural research.

Stanford University Libraries has partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to preserve one of the world’s largest collections of software.

Monday, February 4, 2013

"American Experience: Silicon Valley" premieres Feb. 5 on PBS.

Silicon Valley Archivist Leslie Berlin is interviewed in PBS' "American Experience: Silicon Valley" airing on February 5. She was also interviewed by the San Jose Mercury News about the show. An additional interview, with Regis McKenna, for a WGBH radio show called "Innovation Hub" aired on January 29.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Riverwalk Jazz logo

The Stanford University Archive of Recorded Sound began continuous web streaming of the Riverwalk Jazz programs consisting of more than 350 hours of historic radio broadcasts on January 1, 2013 from http://riverwalkjazz.stanford.edu. Using rich narrative, oral histories and interviews, clips of historic musical recordings, and live musical performances by the Jim Cullum Jazz Band, each radio show entertains and educates its listeners, promoting classic jazz music and an appreciation for its place in history.

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