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Sunset Magazine A recreation of Stanford Libraries' 1998 website

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When the original web site for Sunset Magazine was created by Stanford Libraries in 1998, it included a searchable interface to the bibliography. The bibliographic work is outlined in detail in the essay by University Librarian Michael A. Keller. In recreating the original website on this platform, we consciously chose to preserve the bibliographic data in the Stanford Digital Repository, and make it available for download. In this era of data manipulation and transformation, we recognize that the greatest openness and flexibility we can provide is by sharing the data, so that it can be manipulated by users to best suit their specific research purposes.

The Sunset Bibliography is a selective bibliography of over 9,400 Sunset Magazine articles and over 900 Sunset books, searchable by title, author (if applicable), date, topic, and also by issue and pagination for the magazine articles. Each bibliographic entry is assigned a 'REF' number that is referenced by the index of topics and names.

This downloadable resource derives from table data in a relational database used in an online exhibition published in 1998, that coincided with a print publication celebrating 100 years of Sunset. Please note the reference numbers assigned to each article and book in this resource are not identical to the numbers assigned in the print version.

Credits

  • Ben Albritton, Accessioning Service Manager, Digital Library Systems & Services
  • Catherine Aster, Spotlight Service Manager, Digital Library Systems & Services
  • Jessica Cebra, Metadata Management Librarian, Metadata Department
  • Katharine Dimitruk, Digitization Lab Staff, Digital Production Group
  • Arcadia Falcone, Metadata Coordinator, Metadata Department
  • Micaela Go, Digitization Lab Staff, Digital Production Group
  • John Pearson, Digitization Lab Staff, Digital Production Group
  • Astrid J. Smith, Rare Book and Special Collections Digitization Specialist, Digital Production Group
  • Benjamin Stone, Curator for American and British History
  • Darsi Rueda, Manager, Library Systems