Beginning in fall 2019, Stanford University Libraries plans to start transforming the first floor of Green Library’s East Wing into a space showcasing the innovation and entrepreneurs born from Silicon Valley.
Nestled in the Bing Wing of the Cecil H. Green Library lies “The Baltic Way,” an exhibition showcasing 100 years of Baltic history through artifacts and documents. The gallery, curated by Stanford and the Hoover Institution, aims to demonstrate the Baltic republics’ combined strength throughout decades of persecution, while also highlighting each country’s unique heritage and culture.
A new partnership between Stanford Libraries and The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) closed on April 17 now provides complimentary WSJ memberships to all Stanford students, faculty and staff.
Stanford’s first South Asian and Islamic Studies librarian, Ryan Perkins, has traveled the world to collect some of the rarest materials related to Indian, Pakistani and Persian history.
Last week, the David Rumsey Map Center opened in Green Library, unveiling a new collection of 150,000 pieces donated by David Rumsey to Stanford Libraries. With the Rumsey maps, the new Center builds on maps from other donors, Stanford’s Special Collections and the Branner Earth Sciences Library to create a wealth of resources that Stanford Libraries calls “unparalleled on the West Coast.”
After 33 years with the Stanford Libraries, Joe Wible, head librarian and bibliographer at the Hopkins Marine Station’s Harold A. Miller Library, will be retiring in January 2016.
A new Stanford Libraries archive will feature images from critical moments in recent American history, including the civil rights movements of the 1960s and 1970s.
In partnership with the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), Stanford recently announced the release of 14,000 high-resolution images and documents through the new French Revolution Digital Archive.