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Posting/Publishing your Research? A brief guide for students at Puget Sound

Whether in print or on the Web, follow these guidelines Have you read the University Policy on Intellectual Property Rights?https://www.pugetsound.edu/policy-intellectual-property-rightswhich covers rights of faculty, students, and staff. This policy will help you understand the next steps. Ask Yourself these questions: … Continue reading

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Research Marathon at Collins Library

Join the Collins peer research advisors and a librarian for two nights in November. Nov. 18, 7:00pm to 10:00pm, in Library 146: Get a head start on research projects and papers before the Thanksgiving break! Nov. 30, 7:00pm to 10:00pm, … Continue reading

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Artifacts of Service: A Veteran’s Day Pop-Up Exhibit, Nov. 8-12, 2021

Collins Memorial Library and the Archives & Special Collections will be presenting a pop-up exhibit in the East Reading Room during the week of Veteran’s Day, November 8th-12th. The pop-up exhibit will feature reproductions of articles, documents, scrapbooks and other … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Open Educational Resources, Open Textbooks, and Open Pedagogy

Open Educational Resources, Open Textbooks, and Open PedagogyNovember 2021 This year several faculty and staff members are participating in the AAC&U Institute on Open Educational Resources. Jane Carlin (Library), Margot Casson (Educational Technology) Heidi Morton (Education), Melvin Rouse (Psychology), and … Continue reading

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Open Access Journals

Over the last few decades, the subscription cost of scholarly serial publications has grown at a rate far outpacing the rate of inflation. Caused largely by the concentration of academic journal publishing residing with a handful of commercial publishers, these … Continue reading

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Open Access (OA) Books

Similar to OA journal publishers, OA book publishers provide readers free access to scholarly monographs. Collins Library is a founding member of one such publisher, Lever Press. Supported by a consortium of liberal arts institutions focused on, and renowned for, … Continue reading

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Sound Ideas: Open Access at Puget Sound

Sound Ideas represents the scholarship and creative works of the faculty, staff and students of the University of Puget Sound. Organized and made accessible by Collins Memorial Library, Sound Ideas demonstrates our institutional commitment to helping enrich the global academic … Continue reading

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It’s Open Access Week!

Collins Memorial Library is recognizing Open Access Week Oct 25-31. Open Access (OA) refers to freely available, digital, online information. Open access scholarly literature is free of charge to the user and often carries less restrictive copyright and licensing barriers … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Collins Library Completes NEH Grant – Resources to Support Teaching & Learning

Collins Library Completes NEH GrantResources to Support Teaching & Learning https://www2.pugetsound.edu/academics/academic-resources/collins-memorial-library/archives/digital-teaching-collections/ In June 2020, Collins Library received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) CARES grant to create a suite of digital teaching collections. We transformed some of our most … Continue reading

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‘Discover Collins Library!’ activity

All students, new and returning, are invited to stop by Collins Library before September 10th to participate in our new ‘Discover Collins Library!’ activity. This guided exploration of the library showcases the many helpful resources, friendly staff, and comfy spaces … Continue reading

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