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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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  • 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: https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/The_Wikipedia_Library/OA_week

    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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  • Open Access Journals, or “Gold” open access, are a great way of making scholarship more visible and available to a wider audience. They are free to the reader, so there are no paywalls or barriers to getting access. Most open access journals are peer-reviewed, with the same standards for scholarship as traditionally published journals.

    The Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) is the best place to look for open access journals. Journals have to meet some basic...

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News & Events - Fletcher Library

Exhibit:  Remembering Our Fallen From Arizona

Location:  Fletcher Library, West campus

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