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Instruction, Workshops, Tours

Fall 2012 Orientation Tours

Scheduled tours are offered at the Green, Art & Architecture, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Engineering, and Mathematics and Statistics and Music Libraries. All other libraries offer tours by appointment. See the complete 2012-2013 Tour Schedule below.

Tour Schedule 2012-2013

Green Library |Meyer Library |Subject Specific Libraries

Green Library

Green Library is the largest library on campus, and is home to the main humanities and social sciences collection, the Information Center, the Media Microtext Center, Special Collections and University Archives, and many other central library services and resources.

New Students: The Information Center invites new students (and your parents) to tour Green Library, explore world class library collections, and find out how the library can support your research needs. All tours will last for an hour, starting with a physical tour and ending with a demo of online resources. Half hour tours of Academic Computing Services are offered directly afterward.

   When:  Tuesday, September 18 at 2:00 p.m.
                Thursday, September 20 at 2:00 p.m.
                Friday, September 21 at 10:00 a.m.
   Where: Meet at the Green Library East entrance (across from Meyer Library)

Graduate Students: New graduate students are invited to come to Green Library for an online demo of the amazing array of library resources, as well as a librarian-led tour of the building. Each demo/tour will last an hour.

   When:  Monday, Sept. 17 at 3:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m.
                Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. & 3:00 p.m.
                Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 3:00 p.m.           
   Where: Meet at the Green Library East entrance (across from Meyer Library)

Note that the Art & Architecture and the Engineering Libraries also offer orientation tours for graduate students. In addition, graduate students are welcome to attend any of the other scheduled orientation tours listed on this page.


Meyer Library

New Students: Academic Computing Services offer tours to learn about technology, expertise and resources available in Meyer Library including 24-hour computer spaces, the Multimedia Studio, and the Meyer Tech Desk. Half hour tours of Meyer Library are offered directly after Green Library new student tours.

   When:  Tuesday, September 18 at 3:00 p.m.
                Thursday, September 20 at 3:00 p.m.
                Friday, September 21 at 11:00 a.m.
   Where: Meet at Meyer Library, first floor.


Subject-Specific Tours


Art & Architecture Library

Graduate Students: New graduate students are invited to visit the Art & Architecture Library for a librarian-led tour immediately following the scheduled tours at Green Library on Tuesday, September 18.  Learn about the Library's unique circulating and Locked Stacks collections in art, architecture, and design; its growing video art holdings; its scanning and design stations; and its quiet places to study.

   When:  Tuesday, September 18 at 11:10 a.m.
                Tuesday, September 18 at 4:10 p.m.

Tours Throughout the Year: Orientation tours are required for all declared undergraduate majors and minors in art history, studio art, and film and media studies. Orientations for all incoming graduate students in the Department of Art & Art History are scheduled as part of the Department's incoming graduate student orientation. All other students and faculty, please contact Peter Blank (ppb@stanford.edu; 725-1038) to schedule tours or orientations.

Branner Earth Science Library and Map Collections

Orientation sessions for all incoming School of Earth Sciences students are arranged at the beginning of the quarter. Orientations for all other students and researchers are available for the Branner Earth Sciences Library, the Map Collections, and the GIS Services. Contact Hannah Winkler (hannah.winkler@stanford.edu ; 724-6242) to set up tours and orientations.

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East Asia Library

Chinese materials, by appointment: Zhaohui Xue, 388-8295; zhxue@stanford.edu or Qi Qiu, 384-9872; qqiu@stanford.edu
Japanese materials, by appointment: Regan Murphy Kao, 725-3437; reganmk@stanford.edu
Korean materials, by appointment: Kyungmi Chun, 724-5934; kyungmic@stanford.edu

Tours Throughout the Year: Tours are available year round for groups and individuals. For an appointment, contact Charles Fosselman, 353-1025; cfosselm@stanford.edu or Zhaohui Xue, 388-8295; zhxue@stanford.edu.

Education Library

Tours Throughout the Year: Tours are available year round for groups or individuals. To arrange a tour, contact Kathy Kerns at 996-0592 or kkerns@stanford.edu.

Engineering Library

Terman Engineering Welcomes All New Students:
Come by the library and learn about our extensive collection of research databases, books, e-books, and e-journals. Come see our Gadget Bar and try out a variety of tablets and e-readers; borrow a Kindle; or come to one of our workshops.
 
Join us at one of the following events to learn about all we have to offer.

New Graduate Student Orientation: Science & Engineering Libraries Presentation
New graduate students are invited to come to the Huang Engineering Center for an online demo of the amazing array of library resources from the Science & Engineering Libraries at Stanford.

Monday, September 17
1:30-2:30 p.m. MacKenzie Room, 3rd Fl., Huang Center
Tuesday, September 18 1:30-2:30 p.m. MacKenzie Room, 3rd Fl., Huang Center
Wednesday, September 19 1:30-2:30 p.m. MacKenzie Room, 3rd Fl., Huang Center

Engineering Library Open House
Meet your librarians and join us for coffee, juice, and treats at the library.
When: Wednesday, September 26 or Thursday, September 27, 8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.

Tours throughout the Year: Tours and orientation sessions are also available throughout the year to groups and individuals by appointment. To schedule, please send a message to: engreference@stanford.edu.

Falconer Biology Library

Individual and group tours are available by appointment throughout the year. Please contact Falconer Library, 723-1528, falconerlibrary@stanford.edu.

Mathematics & Statistics Library

New Students: Find out how to locate print and online books and journals, course reserves, things you need to know to navigate our library, and services we offer. Take the elevator up to the 4th floor of Bldg. 380 (Math Corner) in the Main Quad and meet at the Circulation Desk. There is no stair access to the library. Tours last approximately 50 minutes.

Tours of the Math-Stat Library will be offered on:

Tuesday, September 18
10:00 a.m.
Thursday, September 20 10:00 a.m.
Friday, September 21 10:00 a.m.

Graduate and Postdoctoral Students: New graduate and postdoctoral students are encouraged to contact Linda Yamamoto to arrange a personalized introduction to the Math-Stat Library.

Tours and orientations are also available by appointment throughout the year to groups and individuals. Contact Linda Yamamoto, 723-0864, linday@stanford.edu to schedule tours or orientation.
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Miller Library at Hopkins Marine Station

Tours are available by appointment year round to groups or individuals. For an appointment, contact Joe Wible, (831) 655-6228; HMS-Library@lists.stanford.edu.

Music Library

Two tours of the Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound will be offered on:

Wednesday, September 19 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12 noon

Each tour is limited to 25 participants. Additional tours can be arranged.

Tours of the Music Library are also available weekdays by appointment throughout the year. Individuals and groups are welcome. Incoming graduate students in the Music Department are urged to contact Ray Heigemeir to arrange a personalized introduction to the Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound. Please contact Ray Heigemeir (384-9985, raymondh@stanford.edu) or Jerry McBride (725-1146, jerry.mcbride@stanford.edu).

Music collections at Stanford can be found in the Music Library, as well as in other libraries on campus. For details, please visit the Music Library's Web page.

Archive of Recorded Sound

Two tours of the Music Library and Archive of Recorded Sound will be offered on:

Wednesday, September 19 10-11 a.m. and 11 a.m.-12 noon

Each tour is limited to 25 participants.

Tours of the Archive of Recorded Sound are available by appointment. Individuals and groups are welcome. Please contact Aurora Perez (723-9312, aperez@stanford.edu) or Jerry McBride (725-1146, jerry.mcbride@stanford.edu). For details, please visit the Archive's Web page.

Social Science Data and Software (SSDS)

Tours are available for groups or individuals. To arrange a tour, contact SSDS via email, consult-ssds@lists.stanford.edu.

Special Collections

Tours of Special Collections are available by appointment throughout the year. Please consult our Web site for more information. For an appointment, call us at 725-1022 (Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.); or email speccollref@stanford.edu.

Swain Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library

Tours of the Swain Library begin at the Service Desk, and last approximately an hour.

Tuesday, September 25 Wednesday, September 26 Friday, September 28
10:00-11:00 a.m.
9:30-10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.-12 noon
1:00-2:00 p.m. 2:30-3:30 p.m. 3:00-4:00 p.m.

Tours Throughout the Year
Swain Chemistry & Chemical Engineering Library Orientation tours are offered to individuals and groups weekdays by appointment throughout the year. A virtual tour is available. To schedule an appointment, please contact Swain Library, 723-9237, swainreference@lists.stanford.edu.


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