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Covers from the 2022 Summer reading list (science and engineering staff picks)

2022 Summer reading list (science and engineering staff picks)

June 27, 2022
by Alexandra Krogman

It's that time of year again! Summertime. The perfect time to relax and fall into the pages of a good book. These Stanford Libraries Science and Engineering Resource Group* staff picks offer the perfect selection. There is something for everyone, from solving a murder mystery to exploring the cosmos.

A page from a notebook detailing a sailboat design

Alan J. Adler papers available for research

June 10, 2022
by Hanna Ahn

Authored by Hanna Ahn and Spencer Gondorf, Curatorial Assistant for the History of Science and Technology Collections

Alan J. Adler papers

What is the connection between sailboat design, a flying disc toy, and an innovative coffee press that cuts brew time from 5 minutes to 1 minute? 

Brynn Kramer and Meagan Trott: Conrad Collection on Dutch Waterways


Amongst our map team here at Stanford Libraries, we have several part-time members who we just wish so badly were full-time. Their dedication and contributions are invaluable, undoubtedly being the individuals behind the curtain keeping this show on the road.

Brynn Kramer and Meagan Trott have long been two of these employees, and it is with great excitement that the entire map team welcomes and presents them as our project team for processing and cataloging the cartographic portion of the Conrad Collection on Dutch Waterways.

Two books, Littles Eyes and A Tale for the Time Being, in the grass next two a Stanford mug

2021 Summer reading list (science and engineering staff picks)

June 23, 2021
by Alexandra Krogman

It's summertime again, and we are closing a chapter of this pandemic. As you head off to visit family and friends, possibly for the first time in over a year, you might need a good book to travel with- something to take your mind off of the anticipation. You're in luck! We have been social distancing for a year, and we like to read even when there are other things to do. These staff picks from the Science and Engineering Resource Group offer the perfect distraction.

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