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NYTimes.com - Free 24-Hour Academic Passes

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Enjoy full, complimentary access to NYTimes.com on any device for 24 hours each time you use this free service.*

To get started, go to: NYTIMES.COM/PASSES

* Does note include e-reader editions, Premium Crosswords, or The New York Times Crosswords apps. You must have a valid e-mail address from a participating school. Other restrictions may apply.


SciFinder Future Leaders in Chemistry Program

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During an all-expense-paid week September 7-14, 2013, participants get an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at SciFinder and see first-hand how CAS builds and maintains the most authoritative chemistry databases in the world. Participants will also join an estimated 11,000-14,000 chemists, chemical engineers, academicians, graduate and postdoctoral students, and other professionals at the 246th ACS National Meeting and Exposition in Indianapolis, IN.

We encourage you to identify Ph.D. students and postdocs to apply for our fourth year of this prestigious program. To request promotional materials, including flyers, posters and postcards, please email futureleaders@cas.org.

Applications must be submitted by Sunday, May 5, 2013 at www.cas.org/futureleaders.


Good luck with finals!

The Engineering Library will be open extra hours (10am-10pm Sunday) for study time. Best of luck with your finals! Coming Spring quarter we'll have a new website, you can preview it here: http://library.stanford.edu/englib.


Particle Confirmed - It is Higgs!

Confirmation came today that the particle discovered last year IS the Higgs boson. "The preliminary results with the full 2012 data set are magnificent and to me it is clear that we are dealing with a Higgs boson though we still have a long way to go to know what kind of Higgs boson it is," said CMS spokesperson Joe Incandela.

Read more at:
http://news.yahoo.com/confirmed-newfound-particle-higgs-130317830.html


Stanford Vintage: On View Now at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center

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Stanford University Print Collection
Pure Grape Brandy Senator Leland Stanford's Vina Distillery P253, circa 1890

Stanford Vintage: A Look at the Stanford Wineries

Leland Stanford: American industrialist, politician, university founder, and vintner. The Stanford's owned wineries in Tehama County, Alameda County, and produced wines on their stock farm in Palo Alto.


Trial access to Maisaku: Mainichi shinbun detabesu

From 3/6/13-4/2/13, we will be trying out a new e-resource, Maisaku: Mainichi shinbun detabesu, which provides access to the online full-text, Japanese language database of Mainichi shinbun (1872 (Meiji 5)- ). The database also includes Mainichi Daily News (June 2008- ), Shukan Ekonomisuto (October 1989- ), the public opinion poll conducted by Mainichi Shinbunsha (1945- ), Mainichi yoron chosa, and the company history "'Mainichi' no 3-seiki".

To use this resource, please visit the following URL (five simultaneous users allowed):

https://dbs.g-search.or.jp/WMAI/WMAI_ipcu_login.html


Web Library of Japanese Literature (日本文学Web図書館) trial access

From 3/5/13-4/5/13, we will be trying out a new e-resource, the Web Library of Japanese Literature (日本文学Web図書館) database, which includes full-text, searchable access to the CD-ROM version of Shinpen Kokka Taikan (新編国歌大観), the Shinpen Shika Shūsei (新編私家集大成 - CD-ROM version of 私家集大成) and more.

This resource is very new and continues to be improved. Currently, it is necessary for users to download a viewing software and use a log-in and password. The East Asia Library has downloaded the viewing software to our public computer for immediate use.


Records of the Stanford University LGBT Community Resources Center now available for research

Out on the Farm Queer Winter Ball

Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives is pleased to announce a new up to date guide to the LGBT Community Resources Center and its predecessors, the Gay People's Union (GPU), and the Gay and Lesbian Alliance at Stanford (GLAS).

Included are correspondence, memoranda, office files, reference files on service organizations in Santa Clara and San Mateo Counties, notebooks, audiovisual materials, photographs, posters, and ephemera pertaining to the gay, lesbian, and transgender community at Stanford and the surrounding communities.

Call number: SC0252

Finding Aid: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/findaid/ark:/13030/kt8t1nf7c8/


Panel Discussion on Online Learning--March 5, 4-6, Mackenzie Room, Huang Center

The Stanford School of Engineering and the National Academy of Engineering are co-hosting a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 5 from 4 - 6 p.m. on the timely topic of online learning. The event is open to the public as part of the regional symposium for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

This event will be held in the Mackenzie Room in the Huang Engineering Center. See you there!


Panel Discussion on Online Learning--March 5, 4-6, Mackenzie Room, Huang Center

The Stanford School of Engineering and the National Academy of Engineering are co-hosting a panel discussion on Tuesday, March 5 from 4 - 6 p.m. on the timely topic of online learning. The event is open to the public as part of the regional symposium for the National Academy of Engineering (NAE).

This event will be held in the Mackenzie Room in the Huang Engineering Center. Hope to see you there!


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