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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Field Reading Room, Special Collections

Sympathy for the Devil: Satan, Sin, and the Underworld is on display through December 1 at the Cantor Arts Center. Curator Bernard Barryte included a number of rare books from Special Collections, such as early illustrated editions of Milton’s Paradise Lost, in the exhibition, which celebrates the arrival on campus of Jackson Pollock’s Lucifer, one of the most important works in the new Anderson Collection at Stanford University.

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

SUL Events and exhibits web page image

Have you visited the SUL Events and Exhibits web page lately? The Libraries have many events scheduled for October, beginning with four items scheduled for today, a Mendeley for Researchers workshop, the East Asia Library Grand Opening, an xSearch workshop offered by Swain Library, and Movements for Change exibit in Green Library.

SUL Rosette

In Vintage Yosemite: Rare Black-and-White Photos of Pristine Landscapes on the Weather Channel website, author, Michele Berger embedded a slideshow and interview about the recent exhibition of the Stanford Libraries' Carleton Watkins photographs at the Cantor Arts Center: "They’re quite stunning," Roberto Trujillo, head of special collections for the Stanford University Libraries, told

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Kathryn Dickason, Ph.D. candidate in Religious Studies, created a website sponsored by the Stanford Arts Institute for Scripting the Sacred: Medieval Latin Manuscripts, a 2012-13 exhibition in Green Library, which she co-curated with librarian David Jordan. The site includes digital images and descriptions of most of the manuscripts that were exhibited then.