RESEARCH RESTART

The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

Blogs

2020 Summer Reading List (science and engineering library staff picks)

June 22, 2020
by Alexandra Krogman

 

It's summer time, there's a pandemic, and we are social distancing. Has there ever been a better time to fall into the pages of a good book? I don't think so! Grab an ice-cold beverage, find a sunny spot (at least six feet away from any other readers), and dive into one of these staff picks from the Li and Ma Science Library and the Terman Engineering Library.

 

East Asia Library

Restarting research at the East Asia Library

June 18, 2020
by Joshua Capitanio

The East Asia Library will resume in-person research activities and access to physical collections for some Stanford users beginning on Monday, June 22.  Faculty (including emeriti), graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars, and academic staff will be eligible to access the library's collections by appointment.

Library materials bagged and isolated, undergoing observation for potential pest activity.

Bugs, books, and ice cream freezers

June 17, 2020
by Annie Matthys


Within the last few months, being in quarantine has become something we feel all too familiar with; and, perhaps, this is the first time a majority of us have added the term and concept to our daily lives and experience. For those of us in preventive preservation, however, quarantine is actually a facet of our duties, as we quarantine library and archive materials as a means to safeguard collections.

Updates to the Libraries access and services

June 17, 2020
by Gabrielle Karampelas
Share the good news with your networks that the Libraries' research restart efforts are underway, and access to library materials and spaces continues to increase by the week. Please feel free to adopt any portion of this message to send to your contacts.
 
Julie Sweetkind-Singer

Julie Sweetkind-Singer appointed Associate University Librarian for Science & Engineering Resources

June 16, 2020
by Mimi Calter

After serving in an interim role for more than three months, Julie Sweetkind-Singer has been permanently appointed to the role of Associate University Librarian (AUL) for Science & Engineering Resources.  As AUL, Julie will help shape the strategic directions of the Stanford Libraries, collaborating across the university, and engaging with faculty.  She will also oversee the staff, operations and budgets of the five Science and Engineering branch libraries: Branner Earth Sciences Library and Map Collections, David Rumsey Map Center, Hopkins Marine Station’s Miller Library, Li

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