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Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Shuangge Typewriter Manual, Cover

The Chinese Typewriter: The Design and Science of East Asian Information Technology exhibit was featured in the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune. In this exhibition, the history of modern East Asian information technology is explored through artifacts from the personal collection of Professor Thomas S. Mullaney (History) and the Stanford East Asia Library. If you haven't had a chance to see the exhibit, it's located in the East Asia Library and is scheduled to end in September.

Read: Before the computer, there was something almost as complex: the Chinese typewriter.

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Professor Kären Wigen

Stanford faculty provide insight into the great value, purpose, and impact the David Rumsey Map Center will have on the Stanford community and around the world.

Kären Wigen - Frances and Charles Field Professor in History
David Rumsey’s remarkable map collection will be a very visible jewel in the Stanford Libraries’ crown. An archive of this scope, caliber, and renown is a rare windfall for any university’s special collections. Read more...

Friday, April 15, 2016

Sauti journal cover
by Karen Fung

Green Library features an exhibit of Stanford African student organizations and African alumni. An Organization of African Students at Stanford (OASS) existed in the 1960s.  In 1979, the Stanford African Students Association (SASA) was founded. Over the years, SASA has organized educational and cultural events for the Stanford community.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

The David Rumsey Map Center is a unique collections-based resource designed to provide access to cartographic information in all of its forms from paper to digital. In addition to housing a large collection of rare atlases and maps, it is furnished with high-resolution screens equipped with interactive tools for engaging with the digital images.

When: April 19 -22, 2016
Where: Green Library, Bing Wing, 4th Floor
Admission: This event is free and open to the public.

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