Category Archives: Digital Collections

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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Service Interruptions This Week During Scheduled Server Maintenance

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This week the library will be performing scheduled server maintenance which will interrupt several of our web-based services. Please plan ahead to reduce the impact on your research: Wednesday May 4th, from 7:00AM to 10:00AM Impacted Services: Library Blog, Online … 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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Black History Month: Visualizing Black History

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In honor of Black History Month (February), the Google Art Project is hosting African-American historical image collections from over fifty collections and institutions, including curated exhibits and individual images from these institutions, among others: Schomburg Center for Research in Black … Continue reading

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Southern Labor Archives Announces Newly Opened Collections

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The Southern Labor Archives has been busy processing collections over the last few years and thanks to our dedicated interns and graduate assistants, we’ve accomplished a lot (the collections listed here represent well over 1,000 linear feet of material!). Finding … 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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In Memoriam: David Bowie

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More sad news for the music world (and beyond). Visionary rock icon David Bowie has passed out of this world forever, after a prolonged battle with cancer. Bowie was 69 years old. Bowie’s impact spread well beyond rock music. There are several biographies detailing Bowie’s … Continue reading

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The Capitol News Magazines

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Issues from a monthly publication produced by Capitol Records have been digitized, and are now available online in the Library’s Digital Collections. The Capitol was published from 1943 to 1959, and it was renamed Capitol News in 1946, Music News … 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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