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2013 Nobel Prize Winner Boycotts “Luxury” Journals

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Professor Randy Schekman, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, has pledged to no longer publish his scholarship in the “luxury” journals Nature, Cell, and Science because he feels their editorial and publishing practices – which value citation counts, … Continue reading

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Library Hours for Break & Extended Finals

It’s that time of year again. Keeping track of library hours can be confusing between the November break and our extended hours for the week before finals and the week of finals. Here is a breakdown of our hours from … Continue reading

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Current Research on HPV Vaccines

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is an often undetected sexually transmitted disease that impacts over half of the population. However, research shows that vaccines released in 2006 are beginning to have a dramatic impact on the rates of infection and on … Continue reading

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CDC on the “End of Antibiotics”

Recently, PBS Frontline released an interview from Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, an associate director at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In the interview, Dr. Srinivasan states that antibiotics are becoming less and less useful, and that we may have helped … Continue reading

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NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia Records Now Available for Researchers

NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia described itself as “the political arm of the pro-choice movement.” Incorporated in 1980 as the Georgia Abortion Rights Action League (GARAL), [photo of the NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia march in Washington, D.C. in 1992, W072-105_26_001] NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia … Continue reading

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Open Access Week Letter Supports GSU, Blasts CCC

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The strongly-worded “Open Letter in Observance of Open Access Week 2013” re-affirms the importance fair use and open access to education, while at the same time calling out the Copyright Clearance Center for deceptive marketing tactics and continued financial support … Continue reading

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Open Access Week is Oct. 21-25

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The Georgia State University Library will celebrate Open Access Week October 21-25, 2013. “What’s open access?,” you ask. According to the Budapest Open Access Initiative, open access scholarship is characterized by “…free availability on the public internet, permitting any users … Continue reading

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Flawed Science Story “Stings” Open Access

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In a story published today in the journal Science, author John Bohannon conflates open access and predatory publishing.  In response, many in the open access community have pointed out the fundamental flaws in both his methodology and conclusions, including Martin … Continue reading

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New Resource! Online Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

The University Library recently added the new Wiley online reference source, The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. This reference work includes research on language-related problems that arise in the real-world  where languages are learned and used, and includes articles from Georgia … Continue reading

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In Search of Knowledge, Charles Jones Found Georgia State

  This article was originally posted to the Office of Development & Alumni Affairs. Maybe it would be easier to list the subjects Charles Jones isn’t interested in. Jones, who earned his M.B.A. at Georgia State, is an enthusiastic seeker … Continue reading

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