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Open Journals @ Appalachian
Jun 22, 2021

In 2020, Scholarly Communications launched a new program to help faculty and researchers publish open access academic journals at Appalachian State Un...

RECAPP 2020: Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian

Research and Creative Activity at Appalachian
Jun 24, 2020

Call for Submissions - RECAPP 2020The Office of Research, The Office of Student Research, and University Libraries are excited to virtually ...

Open Access: Combatting the COVID-19 Outbreak
Mar 19, 2020

Why Publicly Available Research & Data are Critical to Combatting the COVID-19 OutbreakDebate over the pros and cons of open access is coming to a...

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Copyright Guidance & COVID-19
Mar 15, 2020

At the time of writing, universities and schools have closed in 49 countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Library consortia and individual libr...

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Community Archiving Workshop
Sep 23, 2019

I recently traveled four hours from our library in Boone all the way to Whitesburg, Kentucky to attend an audio/visual Community Archiving Workshop, h...

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How do you like them apples?
Aug 20, 2019

DSI recently wrapped up a summer community partnership project with the Park Service, members of Appalachian's Department of History and the Blow...

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Tech-enabled Diversity & Innovation
Mar 28, 2019

Library patrons who visit Belk Library & Information Commonsare often unaware of the extent of IT expertise, development, and resources that keep ...

Open Access Week @ App State
Feb 27, 2019

Did you know that journal subscriptions cost universities and libraries millions of dollars? Even Harvard can’t afford the rising prices.Open access...

Google Issues a New Search Tool
Sep 6, 2018

The Google Dataset Search tool was just released to aid researchers in searching and finding relevant data among myriad datasets on the web. With the ...

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DSI Contributes to the success of a documentary film
Mar 1, 2018

On Tuesday, February 20th, Dr. Beth Davison took her latest documentary film project, “Dulatown,” to the Caldwell Heritage Museum in Lenoir, NC, f...