Blog topic: Q&A

Ray Heigemeir

How I make it work: Ray Heigemeir

May 26, 2020
by Ray Heigemeir

Ray Heigemeir, Public Services Librarian, Music Library


Where are you sheltering, and how are you?

I am in my petite one-bedroom apartment in the Castro/Upper Market neighborhood of San Francisco. Coping with “cabin fever” but I make a point of going out for short or longer walks every day. A challenge, as my only options are uphill or downhill, often pushing head first into the fog belt.

What has your experience been like working remotely?

Kim Kay

How I make it work: Kim Kay

May 15, 2020
by Kimberly R. Kay

Kim Kay, Administrative Associate for Technical & Access Services

Where are you sheltering, and how are you?

I am sheltering in my apartment in Campbell. I was part of the first group to work from home, but I only worked one day from home that first week because I was moving apartments.  Everything got moved by the Sunday before SIP. Phew! 

What are you reading right now?

World Book Day - What are you reading right now?

April 19, 2019
by Kimberly R. Kay

April 23, 2019 is World Book Day, which according to UNESCO is "a celebration to promote the enjoyment of books and reading." In that spirit, Daniel Hartwig (University Archivist) and Astrid Johannah Smith (Rare Book and Special Collections Digitization Specialist) asked some of our local book aficionados, "What are you reading right now?" and perhaps more important, "Why?" Their answers range: academic, self-improvement, romantic, and sometimes just for fun!

Elizabeth Ryan, Conservator, Conservation Services

Preservation Week: 5 questions with Elizabeth Ryan

April 25, 2017
by Richenda Brim

Caring for our physical and digital collections relies on a dedicated team of experts across the Stanford Libraries. We hope you've enjoyed meeting a few of the people behind our preservation program this week. You can learn more about Preservation Week and find preservation resources, quick tips, and free webinars covering the spectrum of collection care from textiles to personal digital archives on the Preservation Week site.

We are wrapping up our Preservation Week Q&A series today with Elizabth Ryan, Conservator in Conservation Services.

Elizabeth Boyne and Sarah Newton, Conservation Technicians in Conservation Services

Preservation Week: 5 questions with Elizabeth Boyne and Sarah Newton

April 25, 2017
by Richenda Brim

Our Preservation Week Q&A series turns its focus on Conservation Services today. The Conservation Services team plays a primary role in the care of library collections. Conservators and conservation technicians treat, stabilize, and house collection items in support of patron use, digitization projects, and exhibition loans. Last year, they repaired 881 items and housed 1,806 items. Sarah Newton (right) and Elizabeth Boyne (left) share the responsibility for the collection housing work among the other tasks they describe below.

Read on to learn more about their work!

Kam Chan, Systems Administrator, Digital Library Systems and Services

Preservation Week: 5 questions with Kam Chan

April 25, 2017
by Richenda Brim

Our Preservation Week Q&A series continues today with Kam Chan, Systems Administrator in Digital Library Systems and Services. DLSS provides access systems, digitization, and digital preservation for Stanford Libraries. The department collaborates across the Libraries to manage digital resources throughout their lifecycle which relies on the important technical support Kam provides.

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