Author Archives: Jason Puckett

About Jason Puckett

Jason Puckett is Online Learning Librarian at GSU, specializing in support for online learners and faculty. He’s also the subject librarian for Anthropology, and supports and teaches Zotero.

ZoteroBib for creating bibliographies quickly and easily

Lots of researchers love the easy, powerful, and free reference manager Zotero. You can take advantage of many of the great features of Zotero with their new web-based bibliography creator, ZoteroBib. You don’t have to install any software, there are … Continue reading

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Zotero workshops June 20 & 27

We’re offering two workshops on the bibliography software Zotero this summer — one in person and one online. Zotero is a program that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word. It’s easy to use and free. For … Continue reading

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June 2018: GLBT Book Month

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June is the American Library Association’s GLBT Book Month, a nationwide celebration of the authors and writings that reflect the lives and experiences of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender community. Each week this month, one of our librarians or … Continue reading

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Meet a librarian: Denise Dimsdale, Education Librarian

Who is Denise? I am the Education Librarian working primarily with the College of Education and Human Development. In this role, I teach users how to locate, use, and evaluate information. I also cover topics such as reference management software, … Continue reading

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Online library workshops for spring

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for spring! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. This spring, we have scheduled: Can You Believe it? What’s real, what’s fake, what’s scholarly?: We all agree that we … Continue reading

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Online library workshops for November

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for November! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. Literature Research Basics Learn the basics of finding online information resources about literature topics including author biographies, literary criticism/analysis, … Continue reading

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Zotero 5.0

Zotero has just released version 5.0, bringing some major changes, especially for Firefox users. The two previous editions — Zotero Standalone and Zotero for Firefox — have been merged into a single edition. Zotero Standalone users won’t notice too many differences besides a … Continue reading

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Zotero workshop, March 8

The library is offering a workshop on the bibliography software Zotero on Tuesday, March 8. Zotero is a program that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word. It’s easy to use and free. For more information about Zotero, … Continue reading

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What is fair use?

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This week, the Library blog will be featuring a series of posts observing Fair Use Week. Check back for a new post about fair use every day this week, and follow us on Twitter and Facebook. Fair use is an exception … Continue reading

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Reporting the Cuban Revolution: From Idea to Book – Feb 9 at CURVE

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Georgia State University Library presents “Reporting the Cuban Revolution: From Idea to Book,” a special lecture from Dr. Leonard Ray Teel, prize-winning Georgia State University author. Date: Tuesday, February 9th Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Location: CURVE, inside Library South entrance … Continue reading

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