We are pleased to announce that 2 new web archive collections with a total of 162 websites have just been added to SearchWorks. You can find them at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/rf785yk7955 for the Virtual Worlds and MMOs Websites collection and at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/bs665fm2060 for the Freedom of Information (FOIA) collection.
The Department of Art & Art History will host an online exhibition of new pieces by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Out of the Dark: Works by Xiaoze Xie. A virtual opening ceremony and panel discussion will be held over Zoom on Wednesday, November 18 at 5:00 PM.
The Mirador development team at Stanford is happy to announce the release of Mirador v3.0.0. This release represents the first major release of the Mirador software since January 2019. Mirador 3 offers a fresh new redesigned interface and API while keeping many of the well-loved comparison features that Mirador has been known for.
Notable new features in Mirador 3 includes:
Text by Nick Rahaim
Manuel Ortiz held out his hands to the camera, revealing decades of toil — callouses, scars and creases embedded with soil that multiple hand washings wouldn’t scrub clean. Photographer David Bacon first saw him in 2015 as he pushed a shopping cart full of cans and bottles through an alley in Yakima, Washington.
I’m pleased to announce that Thib Guicherd-Callin has accepted the continuing role of Assistant Director and Program Manager for LOCKSS. Thib brings unsurpassed experience and skills to this role. He joined the LOCKSS Program as a Summer intern in 2005 and has been with it since then.
C-LIB, the Faculty Senate Committee on Libraries, is pleased to be bringing forward a proposal to establish an Open Access policy at Stanford. The proposal will come before the Faculty Senate at their session on November 19th. In advance of that session, C-LIB will be hosting a discussion session via Zoom this Friday, October 30th at 2:00 PM. The registration link for the Zoom session is below.
In recent years, Prof. Elizabeth Kessler’s American Studies course, “StarStuff: Space and the American Imagination,” brought students into our Special Collections Barchas Room for hands-on viewings of antiquarian astronomy texts, 19th century lithographs and planispheres, scientific literature, and contemporary fine art photography.