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Author Archives: Jeff Steely
As demonstrations for racial justice have swept the country and the globe, we share the outrage and sadness over historic oppression, systemic inequities, and daily injustices. We believe that silence is complicity and action is necessary. In this context, members of the Georgia State University Library community have been … Continue reading
DATE: March 23, 2020 TO: Wendy Hensel, Provost Deans’ Council Senate Library Committee FROM: Jeff A. Steely, Dean of Libraries SUBJECT: Library Status Update The University Library is committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, and students in this … Continue reading
Dear Members of the Georgia State University Community, We need your assistance as the Library undertakes the unpleasant but necessary task of trimming the journal collection to reflect current budget realities. We face the twin, ongoing, and cumulative pressures of … Continue reading
One local Labor Day weekend tradition is the AJC Decatur Book Festival. For the second year, the University Library hosted a booth to promote the Library’s resources to the community. Over the two-day event, Library faculty and staff engaged in conversations … Continue reading
As we reach the end of the semester, I would like to give a brief update on security enhancements at the Atlanta campus library. Security personnel continue to visually check each ID before students, faculty, and staff pass through the … Continue reading
Yesterday, after a series of incidents in the Georgia State Library (Atlanta campus), we made several immediate security changes. One temporary measure we put in place was to suspend access to the “public.” This has caused some confusion, so this message is intended to … Continue reading