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Wednesday, March 9, 2016

SUL Rosette

According to The New York Times, “Carla D. Hayden, the longtime head of Baltimore’s library system and an advocate for the privacy rights of library users, was nominated by President Obama on Wednesday [24 February 2016] to lead the Library of Congress.

Beyond the Stacks: Innovative Careers in Library and Information Science, a podcast series sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, interviewed Stanford curator Henry Lowood on the topics of the history of Silicon Valley, historical game studies, emulation, and video game and software history and preservation: “Through my career, I continue to be active as a historian...

Monday, March 7, 2016

Lathrop Window
by Brian Kunde

El Niño storms of the weekend of March 5-6 not only brought lots of rain and wind, but also provided early arrivals in Lathrop Library with a surprise when they entered the staff room on Monday morning, March 7th.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Interior Department Appoints New Members and Leadership to National Geospatial Advisory Committee

Date:  February 26, 2016
Contact: US Department of Interior, Press Release
John Mahoney (USGS) 206-220-4621

WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has appointed a new Chair and Vice Chair and 14 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC), which provides recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), the interagency executive group responsible for providing leadership and direction in federal geospatial programs.