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.

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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David St. John hopes to propose a new way of looking at the environment through the lens of traffic.

Hong Kong International Airport, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport

David St. John, a Ph.D. Candidate in English Literature at Georgia State University, was awarded a Georgia State University Dissertation Library Travel Award. The award, which grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research travel, aided St. John’s … Continue reading

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Announcing Research in the Raw: Ruth Stanford

  Science generally entails methodical investigation of a subject or phenomenon outside the self. The earth’s layers of soil and stone tell a story of past physical process; the fossil record tells of lives once lived. The history of the … Continue reading

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Finalists for the Spring 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition have been selected

Finalists for the Spring 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at Georgia State University have been selected. During the initial round, held in the CURVE at the University Library, 24 graduate students delivered their three-minute thesis talks. Twelve students made it … Continue reading

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GSU Library joins HathiTrust; provides users access to digitized materials from around the world

Georgia State University Library has joined HathiTrust as a partner institution, making accessible to University Library users a vast collection of works from an international community of research libraries.  The collection includes more than 16 million volumes, nearly 6 million … Continue reading

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