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The Times Digital Archive 1785-2009 is our featured resource for November 2015

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  • With the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, it is time that a hidden treasure of the ASU Libraries collections become unhidden:  the Nicholas A. Salerno Star Wars Collection.  ASU Now featured the collection, including an intervew with Dr. Salerno, in the article :   'Star Wars' collection transports scholars to a galaxy far, far away

    There is a finding aid available online that outlines the contents of the collection, which is described as follows...

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  • President John F Kennedy, Senator Carl Hayden and Vice President Lyndon B Johnson

    Some Phoenicians still remember the day President John F. Kennedy came to town to honor the great Arizona Senator Carl Hayden on the occasion of his 50th anniversary as United States Senator. Now those memories can come back to life with local television coverage of the event remembered as one of the great moments in Arizona history made accessible by the ASU Libraries. 

    On November 17, 1961 the President, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson and a long host table of national and...

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  • The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2009

    What is it?

    The Times Digital Archive, 1785-2009 is a full-text online collection of EVERY page of The Times (of London) in its original format.  The Times is one of the world’s leading newspapers of record.  It is an invaluable primary research resource for 19th and 20th century history and culture. 

    Who is it for?

    Anyone interested in...

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  • Open Access Week is winding down for this year. We had lots of fun editing Wikipedia on Monday as part of the global OA Week Editathon. The Editathon is still going strong - you can still participate or track the progress here:

    We also had a fantastic time on Tuesday with our panelists: Katie Hinde, Kevin McGraw, Jason Raymond, and Stephanie Schreiner, discussing open access journal publishing....

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  • Open Data is research data that can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone. It’s no longer enough to have access to a whitepaper or an article that discusses the results - the data are just as important for future research.

    Increasingly, institutions that support research – from public and private research funders to higher education institutions – are exploring policies that require researchers to produce data management plans that explicitly...

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Events & Exhibits

Exhibit:  Remembering Our Fallen From Arizona

Location:  Fletcher Library, West campus

Available:  October 28 - November 4, 2015, during normal library hours


The ASU Libraries are hosting a special lecture series, in connection with the Jewish Refugees in Shanghai exhibit:

Event:  Shanghai in the 1930s and 1940s: A Lecture Series

Location:  Hayden Library, Room C6A.