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Li and Ma Science Library updates during the COVID-19 pandemic

Request materials from the Robin Li and Melissa Ma Science Library via SearchWorks for pick up in Green Library. This service is available to the following current Stanford ID cardholders: undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, professors (including emeriti), staff, fellows, and Stanford visiting scholars. Science Library remains closed to onsite visits. Read more about the request and pick up service.

Some loan periods have been extended in response to COVID-19. To check the status of your items, please check My Account. If you have questions use the "Ask Us" link or email the Science Library.

The Science Library outdoor book drop is temporarily closed. To return your books, please use one of the open outdoor book drops or by mail. The central return address for all Stanford Libraries:

   Cecil H. Green Library
   Access Services Dept.
   557 Escondido Mall
   Stanford, CA 94305-6063

 Please include your name and contact information with the package. We recommend you use a carrier that allows you to track and insure the materials.

New print books: October 19-25, 2020

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QA1 .A3 V.83

Hori, Kentaro, Changzheng Li, Si Li, and Kyōji Saitō. 2019. Primitive forms and related subjects: Kavli IPMU 2014. Advanced studies in pure mathematics (Tokyo, Japan); 83. [Tokyo]: Mathematical Society of Japan.

QA1 .S95 V.77

American Mathematical Society, Pablo A. Parrilo, and Rekha R. Thomas. 2020. Sum of squares: theory and applications: AMS short course, sum of squares: theory and applications, January 14-15, 2019, Baltimore, Maryland. Proceedings of symposia in applied mathematics; v. 77. Providence, Rhode Island: American Mathematical Society.

QA242.5 .S45 2020

Haines, Thomas J., and Michael Harris. 2020. Shimura varieties. London Mathematical Society lecture note series; 457. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Also digital.

QA242.6 .B67 2020

Bost, Jean-Benoît. 2020. Theta invariants of Euclidean lattices and infinite-dimensional Hermitian vector bundles over arithmetic curves. Progress in mathematics (Boston, Mass.); v. 334. Cham, Switzerland: Birkhäuser, an imprint of Spinger Nature Switzerland AG. Also digital.

QA300 .J27 2016 V.5

Jacob, Niels, and Kristian P. Evans. 2016. A course in analysis, v.5. New Jersey: World Scientific.

QA320 .B67 2020

Borthwick, David. 2020. Spectral theory: basic concepts and applications. Graduate texts in mathematics; 284. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. Also digital.

QA322.4 .P36 2020

Pankov, Mark. 2020. Wigner-type theorems for Hilbert Grassmannians. London Mathematical Society lecture note series; 460. Cambridge, United Kingdom; New York, NY, USA: Cambridge University Press. Also digital.

QD251 .O7 V.102 2020 Reference

Adams, Roger. 1942. Organic reactions, v.102. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

QP532 .T73 2020

Sosa Torres, Martha E., and Peter M. H. Kroneck. 2020. Transition metals and sulfur: a strong relationship for life. Metal ions in life sciences; v. 20. Berlin; Boston: De Gruyter.

Z731 .A47 ED.65 2020 Reference

Library and book trade almanac, 65th ed. Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc.

Archived new books lists

Science Library new acquisitions archive January 2020 - present

Science Library new acquisitions archive 2019

Science Library new acquisitions archive 2018

Science Library new acquisitions archive September - December 2017

Biology new acquisitions archive October 2013 - August 2017

Chemistry & Chemical Engineering new acquisitions archive January 2010 - August 2017

Mathematics & Statistics new acquisitions archive January 2010 - August 2017

Sneak peek before the library opened January 9, 2017

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