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.
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Monday, March 7, 2016
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
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.
Stanford-CA , This weekend, Eerik Marmei, Estonia’s Ambassador to the United States, bestowed Orders of the Cross of Terra Mariana to Sylvia K. Thompson, President of the Kistler-Ritso Foundation and a member of the Stanford Libraries Advisory Council and Michael A. Keller, University Librarian at Stanford University, on behalf of Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia. The ceremony took place at the annual Estonian Independence Day celebration in Sunnyvale, hosted by the local Estonian Society and bringing together more than 200 Estonians and friends of Estonia.