Stanford University Libraries, along with The Europe Center and The Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies, recently launched two new fellowship programs that brought five Estonian scholars to Stanford in 2022. The Short-Term Research Fellowship at Stanford University for Estonian Scholars and The Global Digital Governance Fellowship at Stanford Un
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The Department of Special Collections is thrilled to announce the hire of two new staff members into continuing appointment positions as processing archivists. The positions are funded by the Harold Hohbach Program Endowment, which was created from a gift by the Harold C. and Marilyn A. Hohbach Foundation. These positions will focus on making available collections highlighting the history of science, technology, and those that document changes and developments in Silicon Valley and further afield.
On June 22, 2022, in the midst of a power outage on the historic campus, a core group of staff working on the Virtual Tribunals program met on the Redwood City Campus for a half-day long discussion regarding next steps on the project and in particular, the longer term vision and goals for the next 2-3 years.
Amongst our map team here at Stanford Libraries, we have several part-time members who we just wish so badly were full-time. Their dedication and contributions are invaluable, undoubtedly being the individuals behind the curtain keeping this show on the road.
Brynn Kramer and Meagan Trott have long been two of these employees, and it is with great excitement that the entire map team welcomes and presents them as our project team for processing and cataloging the cartographic portion of the Conrad Collection on Dutch Waterways.
This blogpost was co-authored by Chris Hacker, Astrid Smith, Sarah Newton, Rebecca Wingfield, and Dinah Handel
“It is astonishing what a different result one gets by changing the metaphor!”
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss
Attention all artists and coloring book enthusiasts! The Stanford Libraries 2022 #Color our Collections coloring book is here. Culled from digitized images from Stanford Digital Repository, the coloring book consists of 14 sheets that highlight an eclectic range of subjects and styles from our collection.
This post was co-authored with Dinah Handel, Digitization Service Manager
Chinese studies scholars and Stanford Libraries are celebrating the digitization of a selection of Chinese rare books in a collaboration with the National Central Library of Taiwan (NCL). As mentioned in a previous blog post introducing the 6 month long project, a selection of 210 volumes from 26 titles in the holdings of the East Asia Library and the Bowes Art & Architecture Library were digitized by Digital Production Group (DPG) and then delivered to NCL for its Rare Books Database in November to complete the project. This post is authored by Zhaohui Xue, Chinese Studies Librarian, and guest blogger Katharine Dimitruk, who coordinated the digitization project.