Author Archives: Cliff Landis

About Cliff Landis

Web Services Librarian

GALILEO Consolidation on May 18th

GALILEO logo

As part of the ongoing Consolidation, the GPC GALILEO site will be merged into the GSU GALILEO site tomorrow, on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016. What does this mean for Perimeter College users? When using GALILEO you will now have access … Continue reading

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Service Interruptions This Week During Scheduled Server Maintenance

The back of a set of servers

This week the library will be performing scheduled server maintenance which will interrupt several of our web-based services. Please plan ahead to reduce the impact on your research: Wednesday May 4th, from 7:00AM to 10:00AM Impacted Services: Library Blog, Online … Continue reading

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Loud Maintenance Work 8/27 – 8/28

The University Library will be undergoing renovation work from 6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. on Thursday 8/26 and Friday 8/27. This work affects all floors of Library North and is expected to be noisy. Students and visitors are encouraged to … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Library releases AfterEM plugin as Open Source

AfterEM Screenshot

As part of its commitment to the free culture movement, Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the initial release of the AfterEM plugin. AfterEM extends the Events Manager WordPress plugin to provide follow-up emails after an event has … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Library releases Library Instruction Recorder plugin as Open Source

Library Instruction Recorder

As part of its commitment to the free culture movement, Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the initial release of the Library Instruction Recorder (LIR). LIR is a free, open source WordPress plugin that allows librarians and library … Continue reading

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Server maintenance this Saturday, May 18th

The library will be performing server maintenance this Saturday May 18th from 8:00am – 12:00pm to help increase the security and stability of our systems.  To do this, we will be taking several of our servers temporarily offline. Although we … Continue reading

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Make the Library’s Mobile Site Yours!

"Over 7,000 GSU students with mobile devices don't use the library's mobile website. Tell us why. 5 minutes. Go."

According to our data, 13,900 different people have used the mobile version of library.gsu.edu since its launch in August of 2011. That’s roughly 45% of Georgia State’s population! But over 70% of Georgia State students own mobile devices, from tablets … Continue reading

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Scheduled Service Outage: Monday 11/21/2011

servers

On Monday, November 21, 2011, library users can expect temporary interruptions in online services from 6:00am – 8:00am EST, while we upgrade our servers. This interruption in service may potentially affect researchers, who will need to plan ahead to not … Continue reading

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Grassroots Action and Open Access

Librarians Against DRM logo

Over the past year we’ve seen information play a vital role in grassroots action, from the Arab Spring to Occupy Wall Street (and even locally, with Occupy Atlanta). People are using social media and mobile phones to take democracy to … Continue reading

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Scheduled Service Outage: Saturday 8/20/2011

Google's First Production Server

On Saturday, August 20, 2011, library users can expect temporary interruptions in online services from 9:00am – 5:00pm EDT, while we upgrade our servers. This interruption in service may potentially affect researchers, who will need to plan ahead to not … Continue reading

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