RESEARCH RESTART

The Libraries are resuming limited in-person research activities by appointment only as part of the University's Research Restart Plan.
Learn more about the Libraries' entry requirements and available services.

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Black lives/Black joy

June 30, 2020
by Kelly L Roll

Recently, best-selling author of young adult books Nic Stone emphasized the importance of people reading more than just books about racism, we should also read stories about black people living. In School Library Journal Vanessa Willoughby makes the point that “There is danger in a single story: Rich, multifaceted cultures, communities, and individuals are flattened into a monolith.” Joy can be a radical act, a reclamation of autonomy. Both Ms. Stone and Ms. Willoughby include lists of potential titles to read. Cubberley Education Library has several of the children and young adult titles on these lists. Note: You can now page our books to Green library.

Introducing Andrea Renner, Assistant Rare Map Librarian, Rumsey Map Center

Introducing Andrea Renner, Assistant Rare Map Librarian, Rumsey Map Center

June 25, 2020
by G. Salim Mohammed

 

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Andrea (pronounced An-Drey-Yah) Renner, our new Assistant Rare Map Librarian, who actually started on March 9, 2020, one day before we were all sent packing to our homes due to COVID-19 and the soon to follow shelter-in-place order.

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Juneteenth and beyond

June 23, 2020
by Kathryn M Kerns

Cubberley Education Library has a range of resources for children and adults to continue the discussions and learning of the Juneteenth celebrations and now you can page our materials to Green.  The children's books are in paper, but the other guides are for electronic resources.  For more guides see our homepage under Topic guides and Children's and young adult books.

2020 Summer Reading List (science and engineering library staff picks)

June 22, 2020
by Alexandra Krogman

 

It's summer time, there's a pandemic, and we are social distancing. Has there ever been a better time to fall into the pages of a good book? I don't think so! Grab an ice-cold beverage, find a sunny spot (at least six feet away from any other readers), and dive into one of these staff picks from the Li and Ma Science Library and the Terman Engineering Library.

 

East Asia Library

Restarting research at the East Asia Library

June 18, 2020
by Joshua Capitanio

The East Asia Library will resume in-person research activities and access to physical collections for some Stanford users beginning on Monday, June 22.  Faculty (including emeriti), graduate students, post-docs, visiting scholars, and academic staff will be eligible to access the library's collections by appointment.

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Bugs, books, and ice cream freezers

June 17, 2020
by Annie Matthys


Within the last few months, being in quarantine has become something we feel all too familiar with; and, perhaps, this is the first time a majority of us have added the term and concept to our daily lives and experience. For those of us in preventive preservation, however, quarantine is actually a facet of our duties, as we quarantine library and archive materials as a means to safeguard collections.

Updates to the Libraries access and services

June 17, 2020
by Gabrielle Karampelas
Share the good news with your networks that the Libraries' research restart efforts are underway, and access to library materials and spaces continues to increase by the week. Please feel free to adopt any portion of this message to send to your contacts.
 

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