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Welcome, Chris DeRosa

Chris DeRosa has recently joined the International and Area Studies group as a curatorial assistant, providing support to selectors Sarah Sussman and Karen Fung.

Interview with Vicky Reich on the LOCKSS Project

Vicky Reich, Director of the LOCKSS project, was recently interviewed on the topic, "Why Preservation Matters". The interview can be found at

Make Every Day Earth Day at Stanford

In celebration of Earth Day, Sustainable Stanford is launching a new Cardinal Green campaign encouraging our campus community to Make Every Day Earth Day at Stanford.

Earth Day presents an opportunity to reflect on sustainability as a core value, as well as the integral role we each play in making that vision a reality. Please:

RSVP for Celebrating Sustainability at Stanford - May 7th, 3-6 PM, Paul Brest Hall, Munger

Join the Office of Sustainability, Sustainability & Energy Management in Celebrating Sustainability at Stanford at 3 PM on Monday, May 7th, 2012.

Adán Griego Recognized by La Feria del Libro de Buenos Aires

Our very own Adán Griego, Curator for Latin American, Mexican American and Iberian Collections, has been chosen as one of the top 50 most influential people in the Latin American publishing world! He sends this news from the International Book Fair in Buenos Aires:

Los 50 profesionales más influyentes.
La Feria del Libro de Buenos Aires invitó a votar por los 50 profesionales de la industria editorial cuyas acciones y opiniones hayan tenido, en los últimos años, el más alto impacto sobre sus colegas.

BeWell Events to Add to Your Calendar

Spring into better health by adding these BeWell events to your calendar today!

Wellness Fair
April 18, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation
This event is free and includes fun activities, important health information, giveaways and prizes!

Cardinal Walk
May 11, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
PAC 12 Plaza
Join Provost John Etchemendy for this free 1.5-mile walk around campus. No registration or special clothing is required.

Healthy Taste of Stanford

Yoga in Green Library - We Still Have Room For You!

Folks who are curious are welcome to take a try-out class once, with no obligation. We have plenty of room, and this is a healthy break during the day.

If you are currently a HIP participant, you have already been notified about early registration by email from the HIP folks.

We would like everyone to have the most recent information about Yoga classes being held here at Green Library, Spring 2012.


“What is … Stanford University?”

That was the correct response on Jeopardy last Thursday (March 29) to the following statement, under the category Facts & Figures:

“This private college [sic] in Northern California has 20 libraries with some 8.5 million physical volumes.”

Stanford is a frequent topic on the best-known TV quiz program, but, as far as I know, this was the first time the question focused specifically on SULAIR. Thank you, Alex!

By the way, the contestant gave the correct answer.

--Dave Acheson, Classification Unit Manager, Metadata Dept. & Avid Jeopardy fan for decades

The Latest News from Parking & Transportation Services

March 2012 topics:

  1. Return your long-term "A" or "C" parking permit and get money back
  2. Bike to Work Day events (May 10)
  3. Six new Zipcars and two new Zipcar locations added
  4. ACE Train passes now discounted

Catherine Descanzo, New Manager of Circulation Services and Course Reserves at Green Library

I am happy to announce that Catherine Descanzo has been hired into a larger role in our Access Services Department as the new Manager of Circulation Services and Course Reserves. Her first day in her new role was March 16, 2012.

Catherine brings a wealth of experience to the job. She first started in Access Services with the evening closing team and, since 2007, she has skillfully served as the Daytime Workflow and Student Supervisor.

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