This week (April 21 - April 27, 2019) is Preservation Week, a week devoted to, “…highlight[ing] what we can do, individually and together, to preserve our personal and shared collections” (American Library Association).
Blog topic: Events
A flood in the library caused by a burst pipe.
An accidental fire sprinkler discharge resulting in a voluminous mist spraying down on bookshelves.
Heavy rains lead to an unexpected roof leak in the early hours of the morning.
These scenarios strike fear in the heart of any person working in libraries and archives as they think of precious collections potentially being damaged beyond repair. Unfortunately, these scenarios aren't just the stuff of bad dreams: a water disaster - big or small - can happen at the most unsuspecting of times.
The Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford cordially invite the Stanford library community and the general public to join us at Tresidder Oak Lounge on April 11.
Join us to learn how Library Systems is involved behind the scenes in almost every aspect of library operations--from acquisition to circulation of library materials, automated fund reports, metadata uploads to SearchWorks, and even grant funded projects like LD4P. The Library Systems team and liaisons will discuss key unit functions, including management of SirsiDynix Symphony Workflows.
From March 15 - May 3, the East Asia Library will be displaying an exhibition of posters on the topic of "Religion in Manga and Anime" created by students in IntroSems RELIGST 6N, taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies. An opening reception will be held at the East Asia Library on Thursday, March 14.
On February 25 the East Asia Library hosted a workshop to introduce the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) to Stanford faculty and students working in topics related to East Asian Studies.