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Access to Federally Funded Research

Access to Federally Funded Research On August 25, 2022, a memorandum was released by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy updating federal policy requiring data and publications resulting from federally funded research to be shared.  The OSTP … Continue reading

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The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the exhibit: Dissent and Resistance within the Military, Sept. 28-Oct. 28

The Collins Memorial Library is honored to host the following exhibit in our East Reading Room: Dissent and Resistance within the Military September 28-October 28 (from the website at: https://wagingpeaceinvietnam.com/exhibits) During America’s war in Vietnam, the antiwar movement among active-duty … Continue reading

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A special note from Collins Library – Banned Books Week – Books Unite Us – Censorship Divides Us

Banned Books Week – Books Unite Us – Censorship Divides Us This week libraries all over our country celebrate the freedom to read.  In a release from the American Library Association earlier this month 681 attempts to ban or restrict … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation: Watch this inspirational video from artist Alisa Banks.

Alisa recently gave a ZOOM presentation to kick off the events associated with our amazing new exhibition in the library called Changing the Conversation.  She talks about her work, her family legacy and the CROWN Act:  which stands for Creating … Continue reading

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Last Month Downloads for Sound Ideas

Sound Ideas had 12989 downloads from 144 countries in the Last Month. Sound Ideas uses the bepress suite of services to publish and showcase their materials. Interested in learning more? Contact btucker@pugetsound.edu.

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Constitution Day is Almost Here!

Constitution Day is September 17, 2022 and the Collins Library, along with the University of Puget Sound, supports this important day.  It is a time to reflect on the principles of our democracy.  Learn more about this effort by visiting … Continue reading

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Collins Library Supports Journal Publications!

Did you know that the Collins Library supports the publication of online journals through Sound Ideas, our institutional repository?  We sponsor a number of journals that focus on Puget Sound research, teaching, and learning.  For example, The Commons, is an … Continue reading

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Collins Library Links: Welcome Back!  We look forward to working with you this semester.

Welcome Back!  We look forward to working with you this semester. Collins Library Staff:  Goodbyes and Hellos: This summer we wished our two archivists, Adriana Flores and Laura Edgar, well as they left Puget Sound to pursue new career opportunities.  We … Continue reading

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Changing the Conversation: Artists’ Books, Zines and Broadsides from the Collins Memorial Library Collection, August 12 – December 14, 2022

This exhibit represents over a decade of collecting artists’ books that focus on social justice themes and challenge the way we think about topics.  An artists’ book is a conversation starter.  Full of voice and vision, artists’ books bring unique perspectives … Continue reading

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Events/Exhibits Summer-Fall 2022

MAY May 2022:  The Wonderful World of Pop-Up Books: The Stanley W. Hess Collection, Collins Memorial Library, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma WA. Collins Library is delighted to announce the gift of 150 pop-up books from retired art librarian, Stanley … Continue reading

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