Hayden Library news

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Black Collections exhibit celebrates Dr. J. Eugene Grigsby Jr. and Arizona Black artists

A new exhibit at Hayden Library on the Tempe campus is shining a light on the history of Black artists in Arizona.  ASU Library’s Black Collections presents a new exhibit featuring renowned artist, educator and community activist Dr. J. Eugene Grigsby Jr. (1918-2013) and h...

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Make an impact for library student workers

The Makerspace at Hayden Library is an inspiring and welcoming space overflowing with creativity. A dedicated team of staff and student workers offer opportunities for ASU students to meet, share and collaborate with people from other fields and disciplines. Travis Daniel has worked in the ASU Libra...

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ASU Library recognizes outstanding library student workers

The ASU Library is pleased to highlight recent recipients of the Tomalee Doan LibAid for Student Success award. Travis Daniel received the first-place award for his work in the Makerspace. Second place was awarded to Becky Salazar, for her work in the Course Resource Services department. LibAid for ...

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Grow your creativity at ASU Open Door

Once a year ASU throws open its doors and invites the community inside for exciting events on each campus. Bring the whole family, make it a class trip, or invite friends of all ages! This year, the ASU Library will be offering a special nature journaling activity at all ASU Open Door events.  ...

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Your library goals for spring 2023

Happy New Year, Sun Devils! Welcome to the spring 2023 semester. Did you make New Year’s resolutions for what you want to accomplish this year? Here are five library goals to make the most of your semester. Reach out to Ask a Librarian Get your questions answered via chat...

An oblique angled photograph of Panorama of Point Sublime Looking West. Prominent ridges, cliffs, and slopes of the Grand Canyon are variably orange and tan. Sitting on the ledge of the overlook, An artist sits sketching while a surveyor glances from behind. Agave plants and large oak trees are visible on the left side of the cliff's edge.

Dutton’s Atlas Project Featured on KJZZ Radio

The Dutton’s Atlas project was recently featured on KJZZ’s The Show radio program. KJZZ is the local National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate station for the greater Phoenix region.  Listen to project director Matthew Toro speak with The Show’s host, Mark Brodie, ab...

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Solving human problems through nature, a guide to Naturespace

Where can you go to find seeds, shells and a taxidermy Gila monster? The ASU Library’s Naturespace, now open at Hayden Library, offers access to an interactive natural history collection for students, faculty, staff and community. From engineering to design, the collection offers visitors the abilit...

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ASU librarian on a mission to 'reclaim and repatriate' Indigenous knowledge

Starting this fall, students and researchers visiting ASU Library’s Labriola National American Indian Data Center at Fletcher and Hayden libraries (on the West and Tempe campuses, respectively) will have the opportunity to work with an expert in Native American and Indigenous libraries and archives....

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Welcome and explore the ASU Library

The fall semester is here and the ASU Library is excited to welcome you into our spaces! All of our locations are open for the fall 2022 semester. Be sure to check library hours. Whether this is your first semester on campus or you are getting ready to graduate, here is so...