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Wooden sandals (Democratic Republic of the Congo, 20th century) in the Stanford University Archaeology Collections.

3D scans support students working with SUAC Africa Collections

December 7, 2021
by Hannah Frost

A pair of wooden sandals carved and worn by Songye people in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, early to mid-20th century (Object IDs 84.599A and 84.599B).

Once again the Digital Production Group (DPG) is partnering with the Stanford University Archaeology Collections (SUAC) team to bring 3D scanning technology into the classroom to enrich the study of artifacts by Stanford students. This autumn we were invited to participate in the class, “African Archive Beyond Colonization”, a seminar co-taught by Dr. Sarah Derbew and Postdoctoral Scholar Denise Lim, who is breaking new ground at Stanford with the Africa Collections Project.

Cover image of Stanford Libraries' Anniversary program

Stanford Libraries staff anniversary honorees 2021

December 3, 2021
by Kimberly R. Kay

Stanford Libraries staff met virtually on December 9, 2021 for our quarterly all staff meeting and to honor staff who are marking employment anniversaries. Congratulations to all and many thanks for your years of service!

35 years

Juanita M. Chabot
Earth Sciences Library

Fariha Nalan
Access Services Department

30 years

Keith Bisaillon
Music Library

Darsi Rueda
Digital Library

25 years

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