In its November 19th session, Stanford’s Faculty Senate approved an Open Access Policy for the university. Stanford has long been committed to openness in research and the adoption of this policy supports that goal. The policy, based on the Harvard’s Model Open Access Policy and thus in line with the policies at many peer institution
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Beginning on Monday, November 23, patrons will no longer need to make appointments to access the East Asia Library during operating hours. Access to the East Asia Library is still restricted to current Stanford ID cardholders.
The Stanford RegLab and the Stanford Literary Lab have both been processing and analyzing large text corpora for many years now and both recently received a chunk of OCR content from Stanford Libraries thanks to work that DLSS has undertaken to retrieve the digital files of more than 3 million items from the Stanford Libraries catalog that were scanned by Google.
The East Asia Library is currently hosting an online exhibition of student work from the Stanford Continuing Studies course ART221: The Art of Chinese Brush Painting, taught by Felix Chan Lim, Ph.D. and Bobbi Makani, Ph.D.
We are pleased to announce that 2 new web archive collections with a total of 162 websites have just been added to SearchWorks. You can find them at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/rf785yk7955 for the Virtual Worlds and MMOs Websites collection and at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/bs665fm2060 for the Freedom of Information (FOIA) collection.
The Department of Art & Art History will host an online exhibition of new pieces by Prof. Xiaoze Xie, entitled Out of the Dark: Works by Xiaoze Xie. A virtual opening ceremony and panel discussion will be held over Zoom on Wednesday, November 18 at 5:00 PM.
C-LIB, the Faculty Senate Committee on Libraries, is pleased to be bringing forward a proposal to establish an Open Access policy at Stanford. The proposal will come before the Faculty Senate at their session on November 19th. In advance of that session, C-LIB will be hosting a discussion session via Zoom this Friday, October 30th at 2:00 PM. The registration link for the Zoom session is below.
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