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Exhibit Spotlights Photo Collection of Yakima Valley Farmworkers Movement

A new exhibit at WSU’s Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections showcases the fight by Mexican American migrant workers in southcentral Washington for better working conditions and wages. Titled “La Causa: Social Justice Activism in the Yakima Valley,” the exhibit opens with a reception at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, at MASC’s Terrell Library ground floor […]
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March 21: Crimson Reads Celebrates Past Year of WSU Authorship

The published works of WSU authors will be recognized at the WSU Libraries’ ninth annual Crimson Reads, starting with a 1 p.m. presentation on Monday, March 21, in the Terrell Library atrium. Crimson Reads is part of WSU Showcase, the annual celebration of faculty, staff, and student excellence. The presentation is titled “Reflections of Home: […]
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April 5 Library Lecture Highlights Migrant Farmworker Activism in Yakima Valley

The plight and successful activism of Yakima Valley migrant farmworkers during the 1970s will be the subject of an April 5 WSU Library Lecture at 4 p.m. in the Terrell Library atrium. Lecture speakers are Lupe Gamboa, former farmworker, organizer, lawyer, and community activist, and Michael J. Fox, civil rights activist, labor lawyer, and retired […]
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New Audio Lab Opens in Holland Library

WSU Libraries’ patrons now have access to a state-of-the-art audio lab for the production of podcasts, music recordings, and sound for video. The Audio Lab is located in Holland Library’s Dimensions Lab, Room 120C. For reservations, visit the Dimensions Lab webpage. The Audio Lab is available for four hours a day from noon-4 p.m., with no […]
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Art in the Library Exhibit Features Digital Artwork of Third-Year Vet Student

Over winter break, third-year WSU veterinary student Winnie Mefford finished a digital art portrait for a friend who lost her beloved dog, Lucy, a pit bull mix with a goofy and sweet personality. Her hope for her friend—and for Mefford’s fellow classmates who have similar portraits—is that the art offers another perspective of their pets […]
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Dec. 3 Presentation Explores Data Disasters, Lessons Learned

The oldest mistake on a “spreadsheet” dates back 5,000 years to a Sumerian tablet in Mesopotamia. It’s fitting that one of the first civilizations in the world carried the earliest example of human error. The tendency to err has plagued us from the very beginning. “We have been making mistakes since we learned to write […]
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WSU Research Exchange Adds New Features to Support Faculty, Students

WSU Research Exchange, the university’s digital repository designed to preserve and circulate research and educational resources created by WSU researchers, has moved to a new platform, Esploro, that offers improved research information management to users. “We are excited about Esploro, the new platform for capturing and sharing WSU research. We believe it will highlight WSU […]
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Join us on Zoom for the 2021 CDSC Summer Fellows Showcase Nov. 18

Join us for the Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation’s 2021 Summer Fellows Showcase on Thursday, November 18th, 2021, from 3:00-4:00 pm. The six-week summer fellowships offer faculty and graduate students planning assistance along with technical training for projects that use digital tools, technologies, or platforms to develop research and teaching agendas. We will showcase […]
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WSU Libraries Join PLoS Medicine, PLoS Biology Model for O. A. Publishing

The WSU Libraries have partnered with Public Library of Science’s Community Action Publishing (CAP) model, allowing WSU authors to publish open access articles accepted by PLoS Medicine and PLoS Biology journals without paying article processing charges (APCs). More libraries and library consortia worldwide are contracting with publishers under such transformative agreements that shift pay structures […]
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Zoom Talk on Confronting Inequities in Academic Publishing Set for Oct. 25

For Open Access Week Oct. 25-31, WSU Libraries’ Talea Anderson will present on confronting inequities in academic publishing from 11 a.m.-noon Monday, Oct. 25, via Zoom. Anderson will discuss challenges for researchers who wish to publish in a way that supports equity and inclusion around the world and will suggest strategies to overcome them. Registration is […]
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