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Free access to election resources

Looking for access to reliable information about the election?  The Wall Street Journal has partnered with ASU to provide free digital subscriptions to all students, faculty and staff, which now include a number of new election-related resources to keep you informed.Talk 2...

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Everything you need to be #VoteReady

Make a plan to make your voice heard!  The voter registration deadline in Arizona has changed from Oct. 5, 2020 to Oct. 15, giving voters more time to register and prepare to participate in the upcoming general election.  According to a 2018 report by the ASU Morrison Ins...

Transition to Scopus

The ASU Library is ending its subscription to Web of Science, effective January 1, 2021. The decision to transition away from Web of Science to exclusive use of the Scopus index is in line with the library’s commitment to fiscal responsibility and meeting university budgetary needs. Scopus is an a...

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Find your freedom to read

Banned Books Week: Sept. 27-Oct. 3 It’s that time of year again, when we celebrate the power of books and our right to read them. Banned Books Week is both a joyous celebration and a stark reminder of the dangers of censorship. Banned Books Week began in the 1980s, a time...

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ASU announces funding support for library initiative that gives voice to historically underrepresented

Sustained funding support for the Community Driven Archives initiative at the ASU Library is among 25 actions that Arizona State University has committed to launching in the 2020-21 academic year in an effort to “accelerate meaningful change” and “contribute to a national a...

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Libraries to re-open with new hours, ASU-only access

Arizona State University is set to resume on-campus, in-person classes on August 20, 2020. In preparation, the ASU Library has begun a phased re-opening of its eight libraries: August 6: Music Library August 10: Fletcher Library and Noble Library August 13: Downtown Phoe...

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Conference to connect faculty research with library support

GRASP virtual conference slated for Sept. 1 Whether you’re looking to improve the quality of your data or the accessibility of your research, the ASU Library has your back. As a presenter at this year’s ASU GRASP virtual conference (Grants, Research and Sponsored Projects...

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Library professional named ALA Spectrum Scholar

ASU Library’s Alex Soto is among this year’s Spectrum Scholars, a class of 61 exceptional graduate students in the field of library and information studies. The scholarship award, given by the American Library Association (ALA) Office of Diversity, Literacy and Outreach Se...

Student wins spring 2020 LibAid for Student Success award

ASU student worker Jeet Patel has been awarded the ASU Library’s spring 2020 LibAid for Student Success award. Over the last two years, Patel has delivered exceptional customer service while working as a Library Student Aide III in monographic processing at CLRB, on ASU’s Polytechnic campus, under ...