Author Archives: Joseph A Hurley

Meet a Librarian: Nedda Ahmed

Who is Nedda? Nedda is the librarian for the College of the Arts and Department of Communication. She has the unique pleasure of working both with “creatives”–filmmakers, designers, artists, musicians, actors, etc.—and with scholars who study, analyze, and write about … Continue reading

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US Census Data, An Essential Open Resource

The American Community Survey (ACS) and Decennial Census are essential demographic data resources for a multitude of academic scholarship, non-profit organizations, and business market research analyses.  The United States Census Bureau provides free and open access to the datasets from … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, May 11th in Centennial Hall

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium will be held on May 11th on the campus of Georgia State University.  This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will take place in Centennial Hall from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.  We hope to see … Continue reading

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Smithsonian, Human Origins Researchers Use CURVE’s Visualization Technology

Drilling rig at Lake Magadi, Kenya, in summer, 2014 and NSF’s National Lacustrine Core Facility at the University of Minnesota – Dr. Deocampo, Dr. Tim Lowenstein, and Dr. Jiuyi Wang

Georgia State University recently hosted a conference for researchers from the Hominin Sites and Paleolakes Drilling Project (HSPDP), in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institution’s Human Origins Program. The HSPDP consists of five research teams from 12 countries, plus the Smithsonian … Continue reading

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Georgia State University to Host Fourth Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium

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Georgia State University will host the fourth annual Atlanta Studies Symposium. This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will be held on May 11, 2016 in Centennial Hall. Do you want to contribute to interdisciplinary discussions of Atlanta? If so, see the … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … Continue reading

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