Tag Archives: Stanford University Libraries

New teaching approach brings more students into Stanford’s archives

(6 January 2017) Stanford faculty and librarians are working together to modify the curriculum of large undergraduate courses to bring more students to the special collections and archives of the libraries on campus. A new partnership between Stanford faculty and librarians is giving more undergraduate students hands-on opportunities to work with historical documents and artifacts […]


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Copyright reminder 2016

(21 June 2016) The annual copyright reminder sent from the Stanford Libraries to faculty, students, and University staff outlines fundamental elements of U.S. copyright law including its application to emerging technologies and intellectual property. The full document is available online for anyone interested in contemporary copyright issues.


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2016-17 Stanford East Asia Library travel grants

(20 April 2016) The East Asia Library at Stanford University is now accepting applications for its 2016-17 library travel grants. The purpose of these grants is to assist scholars from outside the greater San Francisco Bay Area in accessing the Stanford East Asia Library collections for research. Funded by the Department of Education Title VI […]


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Update on Spotlight: The Stanford University Libraries exhibits platform

(4 November 2015)  It’s been more than a year since The Stanford Libraries announced the completion of the first phase of development of Spotlight, an innovative solution that enables libraries and other cultural heritage institutions to build high-quality online exhibits from content in their digital collections. Spotlight was built to make it easier for library […]


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Beyond the Book: A Conference on Unique and Rare Primary Sources for East Asian Studies Collected in North America

(19 June 2015) On 1-2 July 2015, the East Asia Library of Stanford University Libraries will host an international academic conference titled Beyond the Book: A Conference on Unique and Rare Primary Sources for East Asian Studies Collected in North America. The conference will bring librarians, archivists, and scholars from all over North America to […]


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Stanford University Librarian Michael Keller named the 2015 Cuthbertson Award Winner

(11 June 2015) Stanford University Librarian Michael Keller has been named this year’s Cuthbertson Award winner and will receive the award on Sunday, 14 June at the 124th Commencement Ceremony. Mr Keller was featured in today’s (June 10th) issue of the Stanford Report. He was honored “for 22 years of exceptional creativity and strong leadership […]


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Introducing EarthWorks, Stanford’s new GIS data discovery application

(15 April 2015) Stanford University Libraries has announced EarthWorks, its new geospatial data discovery application. EarthWorks is a discovery tool for GIS. It allows users to search and browse the GIS collections owned by Stanford University Libraries, as well as data collections from many other institutions. Data can be searched spatially, by manipulating a map; by […]


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Stanford hiring South Asian Studies Librarian

(1 April 2015) The Stanford University Libraries invites applications and nominations for the position of South Asia Studies Librarian. Scholars of South Asia and/or librarians fulfilling the qualifications who are interested in supporting world-class research and teaching through a combination of traditional and new collections and services are encouraged to apply. This a dual rank […]


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Stanford Libraries to acquire the Chinese American Citizens Alliance archive

(7 February 2015, Stanford, CA) The United States’ oldest Chinese civil rights organizations, the Chinese American Citizens Alliance (C.A.C.A), announced its Grand Lodge archives will be placed with Stanford Libraries. The announcement took place at C.A.C.A. headquarters on Stockton Street in San Francisco. Established in San Francisco in 1895 as the Native Sons of the […]


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Digging Deeper – an online course about medieval manuscripts

(28 January 2015) In January, Stanford University launched Digging Deeper: Making Manuscripts, an online learning experience devoted to the technologies involved in creating and interpreting medieval manuscripts. Although there are thousands of enrolled participants from more than 90 countries, it’s not too late to sign up. Details are here.


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Guidance on building archivable websites

(30 September 2014) A major challenge for web archivists is the low visibility that downstream archiving has on upstream web content creation. Stanford University Libraries has just published an extensive set of recommendations for web builders to improve the archivability of their content. The documentation is intended to improve the efficacy of our own and […]


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Copyright reminder at Stanford University Libraries

(13 March 2014)  Many common campus activities involve copyright. The Stanford University Libraries has published a  Copyright Reminder to ensure that all members of the Stanford community have access to this critical information.  The Copyright Reminder highlights common campus copyright concerns, and outlines the fundamental elements of US copyright law that apply in those situations. […]


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Jidong Yang joins SUL as Head of the East Asia Library

(8 May 2013) Dr. Jidong Yang has joined the Stanford University Libraries as Head of the East Asia Library (EAL). Dr. Yang formerly served as the Head of the Asia Library at the University of Michigan. He holds a PhD from the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations from the University of Pennsylvania; an […]


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Stanford University Libraries new positions

(7 May 2013) Digital Library Software Engineer/Repository Software Engineer, Digital Library Systems and Services, Stanford University Libraries (#52419) Accessions Manager, Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries (#52406) For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Jobs page, select University Libraries from the Job Search/Location: list, and then click on the Search […]


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Stanford University Libraries job opportunities

(30 April 2013) SUL has the following new positions this week: Technical Support Specialist, LOCKSS, Stanford University Libraries (#52359) Software User Interface Engineer, HighWire Press, Stanford University Libraries (#52312) Software Platform Engineer, HighWire Press, Stanford University Libraries (#52308) For a complete description of open positions within SUL, go to the Stanford Jobs page, select University […]


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