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América Latina en las Bibliotecas Stanford / Latin America at the Stanford Libraries

September 13, 2021
by Adan Griego

(Also in English after Spanish text)

La Universidad de Stanford y una biblioteca de 11,000 volúmenes reciben al primer grupo de estudiantes (425 hombres y 130 mujeres) en octubre de 1891.  Desde sus inicios la nueva institución establece vínculos con América Latina al llegar John Casper Branner como jefe del Departamento de Geología al año siguiente.  Branner ya había visitado el hemisferio sur varias veces y lo haría de nuevo con expediciones científicas al Brasil en 1899 y 1911.   No sorprende que las primeras tesis de maestría con enfoque latinoamericano mostraran la influencia de Branner: geología en América Central (1911) o región petrolera mexicana (1912).

Kabir Hermon

Stanford Libraries welcomes Kabir Hermon, Audio Digitization Specialist

September 13, 2021
by Hannah Frost

It is my delight to share the news that Kabir Hermon is joining the staff of Digital Library Systems and Services as our new Audio Digitization Specialist. Kabir’s first day will be Monday, September 20, and he will be working alongside Geoff Willard and Michael Angeletti at our media preservation facilities on the Stanford Redwood City campus.

Archiving Instagram posts

September 9, 2021
by Peter Chan

Stanford Libraries’ Web Archiving Program uses Archive-It as the preferred solution for curation and archiving of topical web archive collections. It is the best of available options for 1) data capture efficacy and 2) support for our curatorial workflow.

Cardinal Printing is coming to your library soon!

September 8, 2021
by Michael G Olson

This Fall, Stanford Libraries will be using Cardinal Print for its public printing service; Cardinal Print is the new campus-wide, modern solution for printing, scanning, and copying. Cardinal Print devices for public printing are being installed in Green Library, the East Asia Library, and the Terman Engineering Library from September 8 - 10.

Professor Barry Naughton

Prof. Barry Naughton to deliver the 2021 Sam-Chung Hsieh Memorial Lecture

September 7, 2021
by Joshua Capitanio

Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions are pleased to present the 2021 Dr. Sam-Chung Hsieh Memorial Lecture featuring Professor Barry Naughton who will be speaking on The Summer of 2021: Consolidation of the New Chinese Economic Model. This event will be held live on Zoom on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM. Please register if you would like to attend.

Alma Parada

Branner Library welcomes Alma Parada

September 6, 2021
by Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Branner Earth Sciences Library is delighted to announce the addition of Alma Parada to our staff as the Earth and Environmental Sciences Librarian.  Alma comes to us from the Dekas Lab run by Anne Dekas, an Assistant Professor in Earth Systems Science.  In her role as a Postdoctoral Scholar, she has managed and assisted in research project, provided assistance and training to students and staff, and provided instruction to students on literature searches and data retrieval. 

Dante Canto 2 decoration

Stanford's 1481 'Divine Comedy' Online

September 2, 2021
by Benjamin L Albritton

In 1987, Stanford Libraries acquired a major collection of materials by, and about, Dante Alighieri. Among these materials were nine 15th-century editions of his Comedia (more familiarly, the Divine Comedy) - editions which are constant highlights in the teaching and learning programs in Special Collections and, because of the familiarity of the text to many students and visitors, in regular use by researchers.

Sol Martinez inventorying a box from the John J. Johnson collection.

Guest blogger: Summer Intern Sol Martinez

September 1, 2021
by Hanna Ahn

I am excited to share that the John J. Johnson papers are now available for research through the University Archives. John J. Johnson (1912-2004) served as a professor of Latin American history at Stanford from 1946 to 1977, and continued to contribute to the field through research publications, journal editorship, teaching, and mentorship long after his retirement. This collection represents the latter part of Johnson’s career.

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