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January 14, 2021
by Ashley Jester

Are you looking for help with coding, maps, or data this quarter?  Maybe you have questions about Arduinos, Rapsberry Pis, or other micro-controllers and processers?  Do you need to borrow workbench tools or a 3D printer?  If this sounds like you, we may have just the expert you are looking for!

Stanford Libraries Celebrating Years of Outstanding Service December 2020

Stanford Libraries staff anniversary honorees 2020

December 11, 2020
by Kimberly R. Kay

In an unusual year, we met virtually on December 10, 2020 (instead of at Schwab Center or Paul Brest Hall) to celebrate the past year and to honor staff who are marking employment anniversaries. Congratulations to all and many thanks for your years of service!

Cover of If You Come to Earth

Everybody gets a book

December 7, 2020
by Kelly L Roll

You may have noticed that indie bookstores are running a campaign “everybody gets a book”. This is a philosophy the folks at Cubberley Library heartily endorse so I have come up with a few of our recent favorites. You can check out our copy or have fun shopping.

If You Come to Earth is a lovely picture book, so much so that a couple of us in Cubberley had to buy our own copies. Another fabulous picture book is I Am Every Good Thing. The author's previous book, Crown: an Ode to the Fresh Cut was fantastic and his newest title also does not disappoint.

Li and Ma Science Library Winter Break 2020

December 2, 2020
by Aparna Sharma

Science Library

 The Li & Ma Science Library is closed during the University’s Winter closure (December 11th  2020 – January 4th, 2021)

The following reduced services will be available during Winter Break (December 11, 2020 -January 4, 2021):
  • Green Library will have limited open hours. Users who plan to enter Green Library must have an active Stanford ID card.
  • Book Returns: Science Library book drop is temporarily closed. Please return all checked out items to the Green Library’s outdoor book-drops.
  • SearchWorks will be available. Request links for recalls, paging from storage, etc. in Searchworks will be available. Paged items from storage will not be available until we re-open in January. 
  • Circulation and Reference Services: No items will be due during Winter Break. Recently checked out items will be due January 11, 2021 or later. Email and phone messages will be checked when staff return after Winter Break.
  • Reporting e-Journal/Database Problems: If access to an e-journal or database stops working, please fill out the web form for Connection Problems.
  • Software: For the software key requests, please contact Grace Baysinger.
  • Interlibrary Borrowing: Forms for Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery remain available. Requests will be processed when staff return after Winter Break. Expect delays in receiving requested materials.
Please visit Stanford Libraries website for the up-to-date information. 

Providing large scale text corpora for research

The Stanford RegLab and the Stanford Literary Lab have both been processing and analyzing large text corpora for many years now and both recently received a chunk of OCR content from Stanford Libraries thanks to work that DLSS has undertaken to retrieve the digital files of more than 3 million items from the Stanford Libraries catalog that were scanned by Google.

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