Category Archives: For Faculty

Data in the ATL, with Arthi Rao – Nov. 10 @ 11:00

Arthi Rao

Join us this Friday, Nov. 10 from 11:00-12:30, for the next in our series of Data in the ATL talks sponsored by Georgia State University Library, which connect the university community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited … Continue reading

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Leisure Reading in the GSU Libraries

Looking for a good book to read unrelated to your research or coursework? In response to requests from students and a renewed interest in recreational reading, the GSU libraries have introduced a leisure reading section, called the Browsing Collection. What … Continue reading

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Online library workshops for November

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for November! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. Literature Research Basics Learn the basics of finding online information resources about literature topics including author biographies, literary criticism/analysis, … 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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Chasing Clues: Identifying the First Homecoming

Determining when Homecoming began as a named “tradition” at Georgia State is not an easy task. Sources disagree, are unclear, and sometimes are mistaken. The Technite student newspaper (a name reflecting our origin as Georgia Tech’s Evening School of Commerce) … Continue reading

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Data in the ATL, with Landon Reed – Oct. 20 @ 11:00

Landon Reed

Join us Friday, Oct. 20 from 11:00-12:30, for the next in our series of Data in the ATL talks sponsored by Georgia State University Library, which connect the University community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited speakers show the … Continue reading

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Meet A Librarian: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Who is Mandy?  Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context

cover, Sorcery comic book, 1974

Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context” workshop for faculty and graduate students. This workshop will be held on … Continue reading

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Hurricane Research at the GSU Library

Workers fix a broken traffic light in Savannah, GA after Hurricane David in 1979.

Hurricanes destroy property and take lives, but they also inspire many research topics. Storm related questions include: Does climate change mean more and stronger storms? Is the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity accurate? What is the human cost of living … Continue reading

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Labor Archives receives grant to digitize labor organizer’s papers

  In advance of Labor Day, Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives announces  an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission in the amount of $48,865  to digitize the M. H. Ross papers. The … Continue reading

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