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Watch the World Cup in Green Library

June 13, 2018
by C. Ryan Perkins

Twenty-four years ago in June of 1994 Stanford University welcomed the world to its campus when a series of World Cup games were played at Stanford Stadium.  In honor of Stanford’s history and connection to the World Cup we at the library are hosting viewings of the 2018 World Cup.  Come join us in Green Library’s Tierney Room during this World Cup season where we will be live streaming all games during the library’s regular operating hours beginning on June 14th.   You may ask, what does the library have to do with

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Recap of Stanford Hopkins Marine Station event on 28 April 2018

June 12, 2018
by Grace Baysinger

On Saturday, 28 April 2018, from 1:30-3:30 pm, 41 attendees from the ACS Silicon Valley Section and from Stanford University met at Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station (HMS) in Pacific Grove. 

For the first hour Dr. Amanda Whitmire, Head Librarian of Hopkins Miller Library and Assistant Director for the Station, covered the history of the Station and a long-term collaborative research project for collecting oceanographic data.   Her presentation also included her discovery of this data in the Library and her recent efforts to preserve and provide broader access to this data by having it digitized.  

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Concierge tours: Binding & Finishing

June 5, 2018
by Ellie Buckley

Have you ever wondered how book spine labels are made? Or how books get special library binding? The Binding & Finishing Unit of the Preservation Department is hosting a tour which will answer these questions and many more! Laura Cameron, Operations Manager, and Richenda Brim, Head of Preservation will lead the group through the processes that transform an book from Amazon into a finished library book ready for circulation.

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Remembering Marnie Furbush

May 24, 2018
by Elizabeth A Fischbach

With deep sadness, I note the passing on May 17, 2018, of Marnie Furbush, a remarkable friend and ally of Stanford Libraries and Special Collections over many years. Staff who’ve worked in Green Library for a long time may remember her gracious ways, keen intellect, and generosity. Marnie befriended everyone whose path she crossed, from the mail room to the directors’ office.

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