Stanford-CA , This weekend, Eerik Marmei, Estonia’s Ambassador to the United States, bestowed Orders of the Cross of Terra Mariana to Sylvia K. Thompson, President of the Kistler-Ritso Foundation and a member of the Stanford Libraries Advisory Council and Michael A. Keller, University Librarian at Stanford University, on behalf of Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia. The ceremony took place at the annual Estonian Independence Day celebration in Sunnyvale, hosted by the local Estonian Society and bringing together more than 200 Estonians and friends of Estonia.
Monday, February 29, 2016
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Spotlight. You’ve heard that it’s a new service for making online SUL content more accessible and engaging, but you’re not really sure who’s been using it or even when you would want to use it. In this Concierge session we’ll cover how some of your SUL colleagues have been using Spotlight, why Spotlight is an important new service you should be considering, and how you would go about getting started. Please join Stu Snydman and Tony Navarrete as they host a lively discussion with a few early Spotlight adopters.
Stanford, CA--The Stanford University Libraries and the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek announce today the establishment of a bilateral collaboration that will develop synergies and share expertise on a number of projects and programs that directly and indirectly serve scholars and students at Stanford, in Munich, and elsewhere.
Interior Department Appoints New Members and Leadership to National Geospatial Advisory Committee
Date: February 26, 2016
Contact: US Department of Interior, Press Release
John Mahoney (USGS) 206-220-4621
WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has appointed a new Chair and Vice Chair and 14 new and continuing members to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC), which provides recommendations to the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC), the interagency executive group responsible for providing leadership and direction in federal geospatial programs.