Stanford Libraries welcomes Ikuyo Lehman
Please join me in welcoming Ikuyo Lehman to Stanford Libraries, who joins the organization on Wednesday, August 10th as our new Associate Director of Finance.
Welcome to Lindsay King
It is my great pleasure to welcome Lindsay King to Stanford Libraries as the new Head of the Bowes Art & Architecture Library. Lindsay's first day was Monday, August 1st. Prior to joining Stanford, Lindsay served as the Associate Director for Access and Research Services at the Robert B.
New exhibition: CODEX comes to the Art Library, new acquisitions 2022
Climate change, covid, and textile design are some of the themes explored in this exhibition. Our collaboration continues with Prof. Gail Wight as her labels not only describe the unique features of each work but include how these objects will be used in teaching and learning.
Making ePADD better together: community testing of Version 9.0 Alpha release
Following the first Version 9.0 Alpha release from the ePADD+ project, a volunteer group of community testers assembled to exercise the new features and offer feedback on bugs, potential enhancements, and documentation. In past ePADD releases, users were openly invited to use the most recent release and report back through Github issues.
Working with students on library collections as data
Library collections provide exciting opportunities for students — particularly those interested in computational linguistics, computer vision, machine learning and data science — to apply methods they are learning in their classes to real world problems. Stanford's world-renowned AI institute, HAI, and interdisciplinary data science program, Stanford Data Science, attract students from around the world to learn about the latest computational techniques applied to a mind-bending array of projects.
Guest blogger: Bradley Strauss (University Archives student employee)
The contemplative life, or the active one? It’s the age-old debate on what the best approach to life is. Should we be spending our limited time pursuing more real and tangible achievements, such as engineering significant structures or producing medicine that slows aging? Or, conversely, is discussing and exploring what it means to be a human more valuable? Is there more to be gained from the life of rapid work, or rather from the slower life of questioning the world?
Virtual Tribunals group hosts first strategic planning session
On June 22, 2022, in the midst of a power outage on the historic campus, a core group of staff working on the Virtual Tribunals program met on the Redwood City Campus for a half-day long discussion regarding next steps on the project and in particular, the longer term vision and goals for the next 2-3 years.