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March 2011 Issue of "ReMix" Now Online

SULAIR's Library Development Office publishes monthly issues of ReMix: News from the Stanford Libraries. March's issue has a variety of interesting news items and links. You'll also find a number of other news items and information about exhibitions, events, publications, and acquisitions.


Latest News on the Google Library Project

On March 22, 2011, Federal Judge Denny Chin issued his decision on the Amended Settlement Agreement in the Google Books case. Chin rejected the proposed settlement, as "not fair, adequate and reasonable."


Upcoming Collections Care Sessions Reminder

How do you deal with a wet book? What do post-it notes look like under a microscope, and why do they damage paper?

These questions and more will be answered in an upcoming training session that explores common preservation issues in the collections at Stanford University Libraries. This 1.5 hour session is intended for all SULAIR staff who regularly process and handle special and general collections materials.

Topics will include:

- Changes in book and paper-making in the last two centuries that contribute to book and paper degradation.


Improved Access to Chronicle.com

Stanford readers who want to access the Chronicle of Higher Education’s Chronicle.com (http://chronicle.com) resources from locations or devices not on the Stanford network now have a new option. By creating a personal account (via the “Create a Free Account” link at Chronicle.com) and using their Stanford e-mail address in the registration, they can thereafter access this resource from outside the Stanford network without having to go through Stanford proxy access authentication. This may be particularly of interest to those using mobile devices.


Metaphysics in the Music Library

The Music Library celebrated the arrival of the score for The Metaphysics of Notation with a live performance by Erik Ulman, violinist and Lecturer in Music. Over 25 audience members enjoyed Mr. Ulman's interpretive performance as well as commentary by both the performer and Mark Applebaum, composer of the work.


February 2011 Issue of "ReMix" Now Online

SULAIR's Library Development Office publishes monthly issues of ReMix: News from the Stanford Libraries. February's issue has a variety of interesting news items and links. You'll also find a number of other news items and information about exhibitions, events, publications, and acquisitions.


Bikes for Loan in Green

Facilities currently has 4 bicycles for staff use within the University during business hours (Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm). Staff members who are interested in signing out a bike for campus use during the day should e-mail facilities at sulair-facilities@lists.stanford.edu to reserve one. The bikes are available for sign-out at the Green Library mailroom. Safety equipment (helmets) and U-locks are provided.

Dongfang Shao's New Books

Congratulations to Dongfang Shao, Director of the East Asia Library, who will be among those Stanford authors honored at the Stanford Humanities Center on Wednesday, February 23, 2011 when it presents the18th Annual Publication Celebration.


Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Stanford Law School will host a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance site for qualifying employees and all eligible working individuals and families at the Stanford Federal Credit Union at 694 Pampas Lane on Stanford Campus.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 from 5-7pm
Saturday, February 19, 2011 from 9am to 2pm
Tuesday, February 22, 2011 from 5-7pm
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 from 5-7pm
Saturday, April 2, 2011 from 9am to 2pm
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 from 5-7pm
Saturday, April 9, 2011 from 9am to 2pm


Reminder: Instructions for Scheduling the IC Classroom and SSRC Seminar Room

Following is some important information about using the Stanford Calendar to schedule the use of either the IC classroom or the SSRC seminar room in Green Library. As of now, *everyone* has viewing rights (instructions below) for these rooms in the Stanford Calendar. Once you have determined that there is availability for the date and time you need, please send an email to the list green_class_scheduler@lists.stanford.edu and specify if you have a room preference and the purpose of the event.


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