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Monday, September 12, 2016

Margarita Nafpaktitis, new SUL Slavic and East European curator
by Sarah Sussman

We are excited to welcome Margarita Nafpaktitis to SUL as Curator for the Slavic and East European Collections. Her first day in the library is Tuesday, Sept. 12.  Margarita comes to Stanford from UCLA, where she has been Librarian for Slavic and East European Studies, Librarian for Linguistics, and Research Library Instruction Coordinator (2011-2016) and Interim Western European Studies Librarian (2015-2016). Prior to beginning her position at UCLA, she was an Assistant Professor of Slavic and East European Studies at the University of Virginia (2004-2011). 

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

2016 Saroyan Prize Winners

The Libraries' Communications and Development Office publishes issues of ReMix: The Stanford University Libraries Newsletter, a monthly newsletter created to inform readers about distinctive aspects of SUL including its collections and services, media coverage about SUL, and campus events of possible interest.

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.

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

SUL Rosette

Stanford University IT
August 29, 2016

A mechanism used by sophisticated hackers to gain comprehensive access to Apple iOS devices, including the ability to eavesdrop on all communications, was recently disclosed. All Stanford community members are urged to upgrade their devices to iOS version 9.3.5 as soon as possible to prevent compromise. To upgrade your device, go to: Settings => General => Software Update.