Submitted by Chris Bourg on Wed, 10/01/2008 - 07:51.
The Library Open House (Oct. 2, 2-6pm, Green Library) will feature tours of the Library's own Robotic Book Scanning operations. Come learn about Stanford University Libraries' in-house book digitization programs. Sign up for tours at the Library Open House table outside of the Green East entrance. Tours are limited to 8 persons, so sign up early. Tours are offered at 2:30, 3:00, & 3:30.
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Tue, 09/30/2008 - 17:26.
Want to learn more about Google Books and Google Scholar?
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Mon, 09/29/2008 - 14:07.
Banned Books Week: Celebrating the Freedom to Read is observed during the last week of September each year. Observed since 1982, this annual American Library Association event reminds Americans not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted. This year, 2008, marks BBW's 27th anniversary (September 27 through October 4).
According to the American Library Association, more than 400 books were challenged in 2007. The 10 most challenged titles were:
Submitted by Chris Bourg on Sun, 09/28/2008 - 18:07.
The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity is offering a five-week course on "Presidential Politics: Race, Class, Faith & Gender in the 2008 Election". The course "will explore how issues of race, class, faith and gender have shaped the candidates, campaigns, and our society.
Course registration is required for undergraduate and graduate students.
For further reading on presidential politics, try searches like these in Socrates: