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Please don’t let me be misunderstood

October 14, 2021
by Kelly L Roll

Every year Halloween rolls around and along with it some very misunderstood creatures are labeled as “scary”. As the song goes “Well I'm just a soul whose intentions are good  - Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood”.  

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Presenting the Phil Choy Papers

October 11, 2021
by Franz Kunst

Special Collections is proud to announce the availability of the Philip P. Choy Papers. Philip Choy (1926-2017) was a historian, author, teacher, and architect who devoted himself to documenting the history of Chinese immigration to the United States. His collection reflects a deep contribution to the research, preservation and education of Chinese American history. 

Acquisitions and Collection Services has a new Associate Director

October 5, 2021
by Alexis C Manheim

Technical & Access Services is thrilled to announce that Sarah Forzetting has accepted the position of Associate Director of the Acquisitions and Collections Services Department. Sarah joined Stanford Libraries in 2014 as the Acquisitions Ordering & Fiscal Librarian. In 2019, she was hired as the Digital Collections Librarian, responsible for reviewing and negotiating e-resource licenses on behalf of Stanford Libraries.

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Welcome Cory Lown and Nick Budak to Stanford Libraries

It’s my pleasure to share the news that Cory Lown and Nick Budak are joining the staff of Digital Library Systems and Services as Digital Library Software Developers on the Access and Discovery Team. Cory and Nick’s first day will be October 4, and they will be working alongside Chris Beer, Gary Geisler, and Camille Villa, as well as our other colleagues across DLSS and Stanford Libraries.

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Hello autumn

September 30, 2021
by Kelly L Roll

Now that northern California is beginning to feel a little chilly in the morning we’d like to tout that we have some really good cozy books to cuddle up to.

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