Blog topic: Stanford Digital Repository

10 Tips for better data for Love Data Week

February 13, 2023
by Amy E. Hodge
This week is International Love Data Week, a celebration of all things data! This year's theme is "Data: Agent of Change" and is focused on inspiring our community to use data to bring about changes that matter. Policy change, environmental change, social change... we can move mountains with the right data guiding our decisions.
To kick off the celebration, we've assembled 10 positive steps you can take this week to put you on the road to better data for your research. Commit to making one of these changes this week, or go big and start on one every week for the next 10 weeks or every week day for the next 2 weeks!  
And, of course, check out all of other great Love Data Week activities!

Stanford Libraries 2023 #ColorOurCollections

February 9, 2023

Calling all Artists! The Stanford Libraries #ColorOurCollection2023 digital coloring book is here. Get creative and put your personal spin on thirteen exemplary images from our collection. Organized by the New York Academy of Medicine, libraries, archives, and cultural institutions from across the world have turned their most compelling images into free downloadable coloring books.

Presenting “Digitization Exemplars”: a new resource for SUL staff and our collaborators

The header, Digitization Exemplars, appears against a background depicting various tools used as part of the digital imaging process. -
February 2, 2023
by Hannah Frost

Digital Library Systems and Services (DLSS) has published a new reference resource about the work we produce in digitization services: Digitization Exemplars. This exhibit features an array of examples of each of the kinds of materials that we digitally reformat in our various labs.

NIH data sharing requirements and the Stanford Digital Repository

 A Stanford graduate student works on the metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) system.
November 2, 2022
by Rochelle Lundy

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will soon update the data management and sharing requirements associated with grant-funded research. On January 25, 2023, a new NIH Data Management and Sharing Policy will go into effect, replacing the current policy that has been in place since 2003.

New features for self-deposit in the Stanford Digital Repository!

Screenshot of SDR self-deposit application home page
October 3, 2022
by Amy E. Hodge

Thanks to hard work by the Infrastructure Team from Stanford Libraries' Digital Libraries Systems and Services group, the self-deposit web application for the Stanford Digital Repository (SDR) just got a bit of a spiffing up for the new school year.

Virtual Tribunals group hosts first strategic planning session

An example section of our white-board for strategic planning exercises, which were discussed and mapped out on June 22, 2022 in Redwood City. Reads: Collection development and policies; draft; Metadata augmentation. Then less readable text on stickies
July 15, 2022
by Lauren Sorensen

On June 22, 2022, in the midst of a power outage on the historic campus, a core group of staff working on the Virtual Tribunals program met on the Redwood City Campus for a half-day long discussion regarding next steps on the project and in particular, the longer term vision and goals for the next 2-3 years. 

Shahrokh Meskoob Archive and Publication of Edited Volume

May 16, 2022
by C. Ryan Perkins

In October of 2020, Stanford Libraries and the Hamid and the Christina Moghadam Program in Iranian Studies held a one day conference and published an online digital exhibit focused on the Iranian writer and intellectual, Shahrokh Meskoob (1924-2005). 

Wallscreens launched in Hohbach Hall: visual showcases for SDR content

We See You wallscreen - Labor and Social Justice slideshow start page
February 17, 2022
by Catherine A. Aster

We're pleased to formally announce the launch of the two Wallscreens in Hohbach Hall, which went live in January 2022 and feature selected Stanford Libraries content that is preserved in the Stanford Digital Repository. The two screens are titled/thematically focused: Silicon Valley Archives and We See You: Reflection, Recognition, Representation - A Silicon Valley Gallery.