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Hit the Road America: A Cartographic History of the American Road Trip

Hit the Road America: A Cartographic History of the American Road Trip

June 25, 2019
by Andria Olson

Dads wearing socks with sandals, singing aloud (really loud) with your favorite songs, racing to beat your older sister at collecting all the letters of the alphabet from road signs, moms taking pictures, a favorite pillow forgotten at the motel, brothers silently poking you in the backseat, or the best BLT in the world from a small town diner.

By destiny and design: an interview with Becky Fischbach

June 24, 2019
by David A Jordan

Becky Fischbach has designed publications and exhibitions for Stanford Libraries’ Special Collections for nearly 30 years. In 2017, she received an Amy J. Blue Award, which honors Stanford staff members who are exceptionally dedicated, supportive of colleagues and passionate about their work. In this interview conducted during the Green Library Centennial and on the eve of her retirement, she maps the course of the exhibition program from a fateful day in 1989 to 2019 and beyond.

What pathway led you to Stanford Libraries?

Josh Schneider

Josh Schneider Web Archivist Assignment

June 13, 2019
by Robert G Trujillo

Josh Schneider has a new assignment as Web Archivist for Stanford Libraries

Stanford Libraries has been engaged in web archiving for over a decade with an emphasis on collecting the “.stanford.edu” and federal, state and local government domains and has determined that we need to have a more strategic and purposeful initiative.  Accordingly Special Collections has reassigned Josh Schneider from his current role as Assistant University Archivist, to this new role as Stanford’s first full time Web Archivist. 

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