Author Archives: Shaumond Scott

About Shaumond Scott

Shaumond Scott is the Senior Editorial and Production Coordinator for the University Library. He coordinates and manages communication strategy, public relations activities, and marketing for the Library.

Progress continues on the campus greenway project (photo update)

Plans to complete the library’s new entrance during the upcoming academic year remain on track.   Contractors are expected to prepare construction bids this month as discussions continue between library administration and the architects about finishes for the spaces. “While the … Continue reading

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To the spring semester graduating class…Congratulations !

We can’t honor you in person just yet but we are with you in spirit, and we are very proud of you!

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Georgia State’s Special Collections & Archives seek stories from the University Community during COVID-19 pandemic

As the university community experiences this transformative time brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections & Archives is collecting personal experiences and responses. The collection will act as a time capsule to provide personal … Continue reading

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The Library remains here for you online!

When the physical University Library spaces are closed, the Library remains here for you online! All of the online databases, journals, streaming videos, and e-books the Library subscribes to remain available. The Library’s FAQ provides answers to commonly asked questions, … Continue reading

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Collaborative online exhibit recognizes 400 years since American slavery began in the Southeast

The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) announces a new digital exhibit created and curated by the ASERL Special Collections Interest Group. This collaborative online exhibit recognizes 400 years since the arrival of the first Africans sold into bondage in … Continue reading

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If you can convert data into knowledge, you’ve got the skill set that people need

On Friday, October 18, the University Library welcomed Ginneh Baugh, Vice President, Strategy & Knowledge Development, United Way of Greater Atlanta to Data in the ATL. #DataInTheATL is a speaker series hosted by Georgia State University Library that connects the university community with prominent … Continue reading

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Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Change, 1940s to Present

Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Change, 1940s to Present ATLANTA—”The Sprawling of Atlanta” is an interactive Web map created by Georgia State University Library that enables researchers, students and the public to visualize the extensive built environment and demographic … Continue reading

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Yanni Loukissas’ Data in the ATL talk discussed Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society

Data in the ATL is a speaker series hosted by Georgia State University Library that connects the university community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited speakers show the importance of data science in making informed decisions and how they … Continue reading

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Shana Latimer travels to two university archives to complete dissertation research

The Georgia State University’s Dissertation Library Travel Award, which grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research travel, helped Ph.D. student Shana Latimer travel to Texas to gather research for her dissertation topic titled, Disambiguating Dystopia: Readjusting the … Continue reading

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Doctoral student Lashonda Slaughter-Wilson uses the Dissertation Library Travel award to study a 16th century manuscript held in Washington D.C.

Lashonda Slaughter-Wilson, a Ph.D. ABD (all but dissertation) Candidate in the Department of History at Georgia State University, was awarded with Georgia State University’s Dissertation Library Travel Award. The award grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research … Continue reading

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