Design and the Arts Library news

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ASU collection preserves legacy of modern architects, buildings in the Southwest

Arizona has a complicated record when it comes to the preservation of historic structures. It’s a place that thirsts for development, regularly churning the old back into the earth so that something new can grow in its stead. However, some architectural gems have managed to dodge the wrecking ball o...

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Database Discovery: Find statistics and data-driven insights with Statista

Where can you find accurate statistics about world lithium reserves or which countries have the most TikTok users? ASU students, staff and faculty can find all sorts of facts and figures to fuel their research with Statista. Statista compiles statistics from a wide range of sources, provides data v...

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Finals week: ASU Library is here to help

The end of the spring semester is here and finals are around the corner. Do you need help with final research papers or a place to study? Here are a few of the extraordinary resources you have access to at the ASU Library that can help you succeed. You've got this, Sun Devils! Ask a Librarian Whe...

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Database Discovery: LGBTQ+ Source enhances inclusive research for LGBTQ+ studies

Looking for information about LGBTQ+ topics, including history, sociology, psychology, and gender studies? Do you need to learn about the history of LGBTQ+ movements, events and people?  LGBTQ+ Progress Pride Flag by Daniel Quasar courtesy Wikimedia C...

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Applications now open for 2024-2025 Community Archivist Fellowship

The Community Archivist Fellowship Program at the ASU Library is looking for community college students interested in becoming professionally trained archivists or librarians. Students will be introduced to community-driven archives and work closely with archivists and staff from the Community-Drive...

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Make a difference on Sun Devil Giving Day

Sun Devil Giving Day is ASU’s biggest philanthropic event of the year! This day greatly impacts the causes you care about. Each gift, regardless of size, makes a difference.  Suhrud Parag Joglekar is enrolled in the master’s program in robotics and au...

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Database Discovery: Mapping demographic data with PolicyMap

Do you need to find demographic or statistical data for a research paper or thesis project?  If you are searching for data about population, ethnicity, income, housing, education, marital status, and many more topics, PolicyMap is the library database for you.  Here are five things to know about P...

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Celebrate Love Data Week 2024

Join the ASU Library Research Support Team and the Knowledge Enterprise Research Data Management Office as we celebrate all types of data during Love Data Week 2024  from Feb. 12 to the 16th.  Have you ever felt your data doesn't get the love it deserves? Have you found data you thought was worth b...

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ASU archivists hoping to learn more about early African American students

The eyes grab you first. They stare at you from the black-and-white photo, soft and, it seems, inquisitive. Zoom out, and you notice the man’s appearance. Well-dressed in a suit jacket, a white dress shirt and a tie that is knotted perfectly. His hair is short. His name is Benton James and, in 1924,...