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In the News

Farewell Susannah Gal: Interim Dean of the Libraries, Colleague and Friend

Something about the term “interim” in the context of “Interim Dean of Libraries Susannah Gal,”  just seems wrong. Especially to those who have experienced the sense of ownership and wholehearted dedication she applies to whatever she undertakes. Indeed, throughout her tenure in … Continue reading

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Libraries Employees Recognized with 2015 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence

Jill Dixon, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for Excellence in Librarianship   Laurie Kolosky, 2015 Chancellor’s Award Winner for Excellence in Classified Service    The Libraries is proud to announce that Jill Dixon, faculty librarian and director of Public Services; and … Continue reading

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The Libraries Honored with Public Relations Award

The 2015 selection committee of the PR Xchange Awards Competition recently shared the announcement of our win in the category “Materials Promoting Collections” for the Miniature Books Exhibit and Reception. The PR Xchange competition is sponsored by the Public Relations … Continue reading

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Open Access Publishing

International Open Access Week (October 21- 27) recently celebrated the principles of open access and honors the movement’s milestone achievement with the issuance of Berlin Declaration on Open Access to Knowledge in the Sciences and Humanities. Open Access (OA) is … Continue reading

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Accessing Government Data during the Shutdown

Due to the current government shutdown, most of the federal data sites, including those from the Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis are closed.  Some alternative ways of obtaining U.S. data include the following: Statistical Insight Indexes statistics … Continue reading

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