Author Archives: Joseph A Hurley

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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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … Continue reading

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CURVE Hosts Tableau Day on Friday, September 26th

Find out how to easily create visual dashboards that can help you find new ways to view and interpret your data, using Tableau. This hands-on event, sponsored by CURVE at the University Library, the Center for Instructional Innovation, and Decision … Continue reading

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CURVE Celebrates Grand Opening

On Wednesday, September 10th, CURVE kicked-off its official start with a ribbon cutting event.  The ceremony featured: Opening remarks by President Mark Becker James Weyhenmeyer, VP for Research and Economic Development Tammy Sugarman, Interim Dean of Libraries Bryan Sinclair, Associate … Continue reading

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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

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It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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