When campuses across the world shut down their physical spaces in March 2020, lecture series were canceled or moved to Zoom, where many of them remain to this day. Speakers and attendees learned how to manage the gaze of the webcam with carefully curated spaces in their homes, virtual backgrounds, special lighting, or reducing their presence to a simple black square.
Blog topic: Events
Now open: Full of Autumnal Scent, 10 years of graduate printmaking from the Tama Art University, Tokyo, Japan
Open Nov.1-Dec. 3 in the Stanford Art Gallery. Hours: M-F 11-5. Come see a selection of wonderful works produced at one of the best art schools in Japan.
For the latest event in an ongoing series co-sponsored with Stanford Text Technologies, the Libraries were delighted to host Cheryl jacobsen (University of Iowa, Center for the Book) on Oct. 14, 2021 for an online seminar where she presented her work copying the Old English poem, Beowulf, in a hand and layout matched to that of the original scribe, to produce a commission for a private collector.
We love Halloween at Stanford Libraries!
Stanford Libraries and the Stanford Center on China’s Economy and Institutions are pleased to present the 2021 Dr. Sam-Chung Hsieh Memorial Lecture featuring Professor Barry Naughton who will be speaking on The Summer of 2021: Consolidation of the New Chinese Economic Model. This event will be held live on Zoom on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 from 5:00 - 6:00 PM. Please register if you would like to attend.
The Lighting the Way project team is pleased to announce a webinar on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at 8:00 AM PDT as part of Works in Progress: An OCLC Research Occasional Webinar Series. The webinar is free to attend and open to all with advance registration. This webinar will be of interest to library and archive workers, those who manage and allocate resources to special collections, and those who are considering new modes of meeting facilitation and collaboration.
In November 2020, the Faculty Senate approved a Stanford Open Access Policy that requires all members to obtain an ORCID and the libraries of Stanford University are here to help. We are working together to assist you to claim your ORCID iD, add works to your record, share your record with the world, and link your research directly back to Stanford.
The Lighting the Way project team is happy to announce the launch of the Working Meeting, a series of online meetings and facilitated activities held in April and May 2021. The Working Meeting focuses on convening small groups to develop a topic related to improving archival discovery and delivery into a written contribution of 5-10 pages to be published by the project this summer. Building on the work of the Lighting the Way Forum, the four sessions of the Working Meeting leverages the Liberating Structures framework and other proven techniques from human-centered design to provide a welcome and supportive environment for collaboration.
Our first session was held on Monday, April 19, 2021, and we are pleased to introduce you to the groups, participants, and facilitators that will be collaborating over the next six weeks and beyond. We will share more as our work progresses throughout and after the Working Meeting.