October 5, 2005
Issue No. 69

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Parker Library's Medieval Manuscripts on Web

In June, the University of Cambridge received a $1.4 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support work at Cambridge and Stanford that will make hundreds of medieval manuscripts accessible on the Internet. Read more

Scholars' Workshops for Fall

The Scholars' Workshop series for Fall Quarter will begin in October and is open to anyone in the Stanford community. Read more

New and Expanded Online Research Resources

Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) has new and expanded online products, mostly for science and engineering, including electronic journals, databases, books, and reference works. Read more

Off-Campus Access to the Libraries' Stanford-Restricted Electronic Resources

When you're off-campus (e.g., at home or traveling), you can still use the Libraries' Stanford-restricted resources, such as ARTstor, BIOSIS at LANL, ERIC, the Wall Street Journal. Read more

Use Google to Search Project MUSE

Stanford researchers and students can now use Google and Google Scholar to search the full text content of more than 270 scholarly journals in Project MUSE. Read more

Change in Access to Digital Images of Art Works (AMICO Subsumed by AMICA and ARTstor)

The Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) collection of online databases containing digital images of works of art and other cultural artifacts has been realigned by the demise of AMICO, the Art Museum Image Consortium, which created a pioneering imagebase of works from more than 30 art museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Art Institute of Chicago, and National Museums of Scotland. Read more

New Digital Resources in the Humanities

SULAIR's Humanities Digital Information Service (HDIS) continues to offer a growing number of digital resources for humanities research and teaching. These resources include both commercially licensed databases and Stanford-produced digital collections, and cover a broad range of subject areas. Read more

SKIL Tutorial Enhanced

SKIL, Stanford's Key to Information Literacy, has once again been improved with the re-arrangement and update of content, and completion of all graphics. Completing SKIL improves a student's ability to locate and use information needed for classes and research. Read more

DocXpress - Improved Interlibrary Loan and Document Delivery at Lane Medical Library

Lane Medical Library implemented ILLiad software this year to manage Interlibrary Loan and Pull & Copy (Document Delivery) as one integrated service: DocXpress. Read more

A Virtual Reference Library Available 24/7

The Gale Virtual Reference Library, listed in the databases and articles list on the Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources' (SULAIR) web site, offers a new way to deliver reference content. Read more

SPE eLibrary Easier to Access

SPE, the e-library of the Society of Petroleum Engineers, is now available with IP authentication and no longer requires a password to login and download papers. Read more

Digital Collections in Green Library's Social Sciences Resource Center

The digital collections of the Social Sciences Resource Center (SSRC) are now highlighted at their web site. Take a look at: Read more

Social Science Data and Software Offers a Variety of Resources and Services

Social Science Data and Software (SSDS) provides services and support in the acquisition and delivery of social science data and the selection and use of data analysis software. Read more

Geoscience World: A New Electronic Resource

Geoscience World is a new electronic resource that delivers online, aggregated journal content of not-for-profit and independent earth science publishers. Read more

Century of Science Now Available through Web of Science

Century of Science, the product from Thomson Scientific that enables cited reference searching from 1900 to present, is now available to Stanford users through Web of Science (SciSearch). Read more

Chronicle of Philanthropy Web Access

Stanford readers have had access to the web version of The Chronicle of Higher Education for several years. More recently, SULAIR has added access to the related publication, The Chronicle of Philanthropy. Read more

HighWire Press: New Journals

HighWire Press, the online publishing division of Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR), produces indexed, full-text versions of scientific, technical and medical journals. Read more

National Geospatial Digital Archive Taking Shape at Stanford and UCSB

Library staff at Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (SULAIR) and the Map and Imagery Laboratory at the University of California, Santa Barbara are completing their first year of work on a grant to create a National Geospatial Digital Archive (NGDA). Read more