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Contributors to the 1976 issue of Asian American Women (SC0487)

New LibGuide showcases the history of the Asian and Asian American community at Stanford

October 19, 2020
by Josh Schneider

The University Archives is pleased to announce the publication of a new LibGuide to support research into the history of the Asian and Asian American community at Stanford. This time we enlisted Jessica Cebra, Metadata Management Librarian, who works on metadata projects for content in the Stanford Digital Repository. Read on to learn about Jessica's experience compiling content for the guide!

Cropped contact sheet of photos of Don Knuth.

Don Knuth email collection now available for research

Stanford Libraries’ Department of Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce that the email collection of Don Knuth has been processed. This collection consists of email from January 1999 through January 2019. Users can preview Knuth’s email corpus via Stanford's ePADD discovery website. The full text of the emails is only accessible on a workstation in the Field Reading Room, which is open to all members of the general public.

Stanford Special Collections & University Archives share statement on potentially harmful language in cataloging and archival description

September 9, 2020
by Ann K.D. Myers

Stanford Libraries’ Department of Special Collections and University Archives has published a Statement on Potentially Harmful Language in Cataloging and Archival Description. The statement was developed by staff across the department over the past two months, with additional input from staff in Stanford Libraries’ Metadata Development Unit...

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