Library news

ASU student protesters marching on Tempe campus for Black Lives Matter rally

Symposium spotlights student activism

February 27-28, 2020 Hayden Library ASU Tempe campus Arizona State University will host a two-day symposium, Archiving from the Intersections and Community-Driven Archives, on the importance of student activism and the need to document historically marginalized voices, par...

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Library adopts new digital credential tool

Beginning March 15, ASU faculty and students who use learning badges and certificates through the ASU Library’s skill-based digital learning credential service will no longer be directed to the Credly tool. Due to low supportability issues with Credly, the ASU Library is t...

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Give your research a boost!

Looking to give your research a boost? All ASU faculty are invited to an interactive open house on the third floor of the newly renovated Hayden Library to learn more about and get connected with the ASU Library’s researcher support resources. Researcher Support is part o...

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Introducing NatureMaker

A new library resource has landed at The Biomimicry Center at ASU with the goal of supporting and inspiring sustainable thinking and biomimetic design through the use of field kits, natural artifacts and a space wholly devoted to nature. NatureMaker, which launches January...

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New doors open to Hayden Library

On Arizona State University’s most populous campus, a welcome gift has arrived for Sun Devils on the first day of the spring semester — a sleek, new, state-of-the-art library. Capping off a $90 million renovation, ASU’s Hayden Library, originally built in 1966, has been re...

portrait of Jane Austen

A new way of picturing Jane Austen

A stretch of the imagination is needed when picturing Jane Austen. That’s because there are few known reliable portraits of the famed novelist, whose likeness and celebrity are the subject of a recent discovery made by Devoney Looser, ASU Foundation Professor of English, a...

Photo of a saguaro cactus on McDowell Mountain from the McCulloch Bros. Photograph collection

Fellowships to advance research on American Indian history and the West

Two new fellowship opportunities invite scholars and doctoral students living outside the Phoenix area to Arizona State University in support of their research exploring the diverse history of the West, its intersections of race and violence, and American Indian history. T...

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The books are back at Hayden Library

As the renovation of Hayden Library comes to a close this month, an exciting milestone is afoot: the return of the books. Each day, thousands of books make their way back to Hayden Library, in anticipation of the library's re-opening for the first day of the Spring 2020 se...

University Librarian Jim O'Donnell presents ASU student employee Jessica Sills with the inaugural LibAid for Student Success award in Hayden Library.

Student employee wins inaugural library award

ASU student worker Jessica Sills has been awarded the inaugural ASU Library LibAid for Student Success award, presented by University Librarian Jim O'Donnell. The award, created in 2019 through the generosity of an anonymous donor, aims to provide further support to a well...