Stanford University researchers received the Best Paper Award at the 20th International Society for Music Information Retrieval Conference (ISMIR) on 4 November 2019 held in Delft, The Netherlands. ISMIR is the foremost organization promoting research and development of computer systems to access, organize, and represent music information. The award was presented to the authors Zhengshan “Kitty” Shi (Ph.D.
The Stanford Libraries will be operating on a reduced schedule during the winter intersession and winter closure periods: Saturday, December 14 through Sunday, January 5, 2020.
***Please note: Some libraries will be closing early for a staff event on Wednesday, December 18. Please see the Library hours web page for details.***
Closures and reduced library hours for:
Beginning on Dec. 5, the East Asia Library will host "The Japanese Garden: A Historical Account of Japanese Culture and Tradition," an exhibition curated by students in RELIGST 8N: Gardens and Sacred Spaces in Japan, an introductory seminar taught by Prof. Michaela Mross of the Dept. of Religious Studies.
The US government produces a LOT of statistics in the course of its daily work. There are 13 official "federal statistical agencies" that provide essential statistical information for use by governments, businesses, researchers, and the public:
To help while you're relaxing on the couch in post-turkey bliss, the Media & Microtext Center is happy to announce we're extending DVD borrowing over Thanksgiving week!
Effective immediately all audio-visual materials will be due Sun 12/1.
Remember there's no limit on the number of DVDs, Blu-rays, videogames, etc., you can check out. Enjoy!
- The Media & Microtext Center in Cecil H. Green Library
I had the pleasure of attending the recent open house held at Academy Hall on Stanford's Redwood City campus, which houses the Media Preservation Lab, Conservation Services, and much of the Department of Special Collections. Here are some things that caught my eye:
Engineers don’t just design things, they also need to build and sell them! This week, Linnea Shieh from the Terman Engineering Library gives us a tour of databases that focus on markets and finance for entrepreneurial engineers and their companies.