Category Archives: Digital Collections

The Winds of Change Have Arrived! University Library Digital Collections Receive Major Updates

Big changes are happening within Digital Collections!   The Digital Projects team has begun some maintenance and updates to the digital collections platform. The first step in the plan is merging some of our smaller collections into larger ones. This change … Continue reading

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Over 60 New Primary Sources Now Available Through Adam Matthew Digital Partnership

Researchers now have access to even more engaging and extremely varied digital primary source materials! Georgia State University Library is happy to announce that it is now providing access to over sixty Adam Matthew Digital databases, made possible through GSU … Continue reading

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Curating Women in Sports Exhibit

Samantha Harvel has been working in Special Collections for five years – first as an Honors College student and then as a Graduate Research Assistant. Throughout those years, Sam has done amazing work, arranging and describing collections, and creating our … Continue reading

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Too Many Walton Buildings: Early GSU History Revisited

Georgia State University traces its origins to day and evening commerce classes that began on the Georgia Tech campus in 1913.  In 1914 some of the evening classes moved to downtown Atlanta, so older students who worked full-time in the … Continue reading

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Special Collections 50th Anniversary Kicks Off with Digital Exhibit and Community Panel!

It’s exciting to begin our 50th anniversary celebrations by launching our latest exhibit “Bridging Communities: 50 Years of Collecting at GSU.” This exhibit features just a few stories from our collections that highlight key themes across our nine collecting areas. … Continue reading

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Course Materials for Students – Spring Semester

Since the spring semester will arrive before we know it, considering alternatives to common challenges can reduce frustration for both instructors and students. Reserves Health and safety measures currently preclude our ability to offer print reserves.  Small portions of a … Continue reading

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service provides temporary access to 1 million volumes in USG libraries

HathiTrust opened up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. This means that any books available through HathiTrust which are also in University System of Georgia’s physical collections will … Continue reading

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