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Collins Library Links: Welcome Back Issue: Part II

Welcome Back Issue: Part II Open Educational Resources (OERS): OERs are free, ready-to-use content for your classes.  OERs can reduce costs for students while at the same time offer faculty the opportunity to tailor content to a specific class. Creators … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Welcome Back Edition: Part I

Welcome Back Edition: Part I It’s been a busy summer at Collins Library, here are just a few of the highlights: Archives & Special Collections: The space enhancement project is well underway with the walls up for our Reading Room … Continue reading

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Collins Library links: Puget Sound Joins Lever Press: Open Access Scholarship

Puget Sound Joins Lever Press:  Open Access Scholarship Supporting Publication of Research in the Liberal Arts I’m writing to make you aware of this new publishing initiative that the Collins Library, the Dean, and the Library, Media and Information Services … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Updates on Fair Use, Image Rights and Open Access

Updates on Fair Use, Image Rights and Open Access Below is a compilation of recent articles that address access to information.    Fair Use & Image Rights: Artists’ 3-D scan of the Nefertiti bust opens up debates about originality, copyright, … Continue reading

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Collins Library links: Focus on Data Management & Data Management Plans

Focus on Data Management & Data Management Plans How Collins Can Help What is Data Management? Data management is the storage, access, and preservation of research data that is produced in the course of scholarly work. Throughout the lifecycle of … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: New Resources at Collins

New Resources at Collins Online resources available at Collins Library continue to expand. Listed here are a few of the recently added resources.   Environmental Science Collection This ProQuest collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: End of the Semester – Focus on Archives & Special Collections

End of the Semester – Focus on Archives & Special Collections Classes in the A&SC The Archives & Special Collections staff conducted 19 class sessions this semester.  Topics ranged from portrayals of American Indians in print to Japanese American internment … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: What is Open Access and Why Should We Care?

What is Open Access and Why Should We Care? “Last week, the editors for the linguistics journal Lingua had finally had enough. Elsevier, a major academic publishing house, has put out the highly regarded journal for decades.  But on October 27, … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Focus on Scholarly Publishing

Focus on Scholarly Publishing Collins Library is pleased to announce the first issue of the Race and Pedagogy Journal is available on Sound Ideas. The publication was conceived in 2014 and provides a forum to cultivate a critical discussion around … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Collins Library joins “The Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research”

Collins Library joins The Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research, sponsored by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC), Artstor, and the Mellon Foundation CIC and Artstor, with support from the Mellon Foundation, have launched an ambitious three year … Continue reading

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