Author Archives: Kathryn Michaelis

New Digital Collection: M. H. Ross Papers

The M. H. Ross Papers digital collection is now publicly accessible online. Digitization of the M. H. Ross Papers is being funded by a $48,865 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and will continue through September 2018. Ten boxes of … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Georgia Perimeter College Collection

  Georgia Perimeter College materials are now available online! The digital collection includes yearbooks, catalogs, and student newspapers from the 1960s to the 2010s. Perimeter College was founded by the DeKalb County Board of Education as DeKalb College in 1958 … Continue reading

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Uprising of ’34 Oral History Digitization Project Completed

In May 2015, GSU Library was awarded a grant of $121,418 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize, transcribe, and make available online all of the oral history interviews that were created during the production of … Continue reading

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Umbra Search, University of Minnesota’s online African-American history portal, announces public launch

Georgia State University Library has partnered with Umbra Search African American History at the University of Minnesota — a program that makes African American culture and history more broadly available through a freely available search tool (umbrasearch.org), strategic digitization, and … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: GSU Yearbooks

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Georgia State University’s yearbooks are now available online. The digital collection includes annual yearbooks dating from 1934–when the college became the independent Evening School of the University System of Georgia, having previously been a unit of the Georgia School of … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Pro-Life Newsletter Collection

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GSU Library has a new digital collection available online, the Pro-Life Newsletter Collection. The collection, part of the Archives for Research on Women and Gender, contains newsletters reflecting the anti-abortion and (to a lesser extent) anti-euthanasia beliefs of various American … Continue reading

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Volunteers needed for transcription project

The Digital Library Services department in GSU Library is seeking volunteers to transcribe video oral history interviews for a digitization and transcription project. The interviews relate to labor strikes that occurred across the American South in 1934. Most interviews are … Continue reading

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Fair Use: The Four Factors

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Fair Use Week 2016 kicked off yesterday. All week, libraries everywhere are highlighting the ways that fair use supports scholarly and creative work. So what exactly is fair use? Fair use is an exception to copyright law that allows copyrighted works … Continue reading

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Uprising of ’34 Interviews Now Available Online

As announced on this blog in June, GSU Library received a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission to digitize, transcribe, and make available the audiovisual interviews that were produced during the making of the 1995 documentary The Uprising of ’34. … Continue reading

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Access to Digital Objects Through Finding Aids

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GSU Library’s Special Collections and Archives finding aids were recently updated to provide better access to digital collections items. Users can now click a button above the finding aid document and retrieve all of the digital items from that particular collection. For example, if a … Continue reading

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