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ASU Library exhibit honors work of former ASU art professor

In September 2019, Shannon Walker got a phone call from two faculty members in the Arizona State University Art Building. They told Walker there were boxes collecting dust in a storage area, and asked if she wanted to come over and look at what was inside the boxes before they cleared the room out....

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Learn about ASU Library career opportunities on April 14

Interested in a librarian position at the ASU Library? Discover career opportunities at an upcoming informational Zoom webinar on April 14, 2023 from noon to 1 p.m. Arizona/MST.  The ASU Library is recruiting five librarians at the assistant and associate level as part of ...

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Current Exhibit: “Sharing Knowledge: 20th-Century Reproductions of the ‘Codex Tonindeye’”

“Sharing Knowledge: 20th-Century Reproductions of the ‘Codex Tonindeye’” is on display at the Design and the Arts Library from March 22, 2023, until May 4, 2023. The Design and the Arts Library library is open to the public from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday to Friday. You a...

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Help the Labriola Center build community and enable cultural resiliency

Thirty years ago, the Labriola National American Indian Data Center was founded to support the continuous education for Indigenous students and community members.  Kai-Se Toledo (Diné), by Kyle Knox Today, donors like you continue ...

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Contribute to the preservation of Black history and stories in Arizona

Jessica Salow, assistant archivist of Black Collections More than a decade ago, the Arizona Archives Matrix Project showed that Arizona’s Latino, Black, Asian and Pacific Islander, Indigenous, and LGBTQ communities have long been ex...

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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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Open Education Week 2023

by Abbie Thacher, Open Scholarship Intern Open Education Week highlights the creative and collaborative work of educators and promotes the world wide movement towards more equitable and accessible educational resources. Let’s start with some helpful definitions and then we will highlight some #OEW...

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Map of the Month: March 2023

Our March Map of the Month is this 1880s “City of London Directory Map” by William Hill and Leonard Collinridge. It depicts the rapidly growing metropolis of London in detail, including the city’s wards, important buildings, parks, and its impressive new underground rail system.  ...

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Kerri Rittschof named director of data science and analytics

The ASU Library is pleased to announce Kerri Rittschof as the new director of its Unit for Data Science. Rittshof was previously the program manager and will now lead, plan and organize operations of the data science and analytics unit....