Author Archives: Jason Puckett

About Jason Puckett

Jason Puckett is the GSU Communication Librarian. I work with undergrad Journalism and Speech students, and grad/faculty Communication researchers. I also support and teach Zotero.

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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Omeka workshop November 3

Learn how to get started with Omeka in a free workshop at GSU Library. Omeka is a free web platform used for making online exhibits, collections, and repositories of digital items (such as our History of Radio Broadcasting in Georgia and Emory’s Yellowbacks exhibit of 19th-century novels). … Continue reading

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Zotero workshop March 5

The library is offering a workshop on the bibliography software Zotero on Thursday, March 5. 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 … Continue reading

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Fair Use Week

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This week the University Library and the Law Library are celebrating national Fair Use Week, an annual recognition of the importance of Fair Use in copyright law. What’s Fair Use? Fair use is a vitally important part of copyright law. … Continue reading

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Why does Open Access matter to undergrads?

If you’ve been following our posts about Open Access (OA) research this week, you may think that this is just an issue that matters to professors and librarians. OA – the movement that’s making scholarly articles and other publications available … Continue reading

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Zotero workshop March 6

The library is offering a workshop on the bibliography software Zotero on Thursday, March 6. 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 … Continue reading

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