Category Archives: For Faculty

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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Still looking for a textbook or other course content?

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Fall semester is just around the corner, so if you’re an instructor in search of a textbook or other course content, take a look at these resources which provide open textbooks. Unlike textbooks with all rights reserved copyright restrictions, open … Continue reading

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RFP: Textbook Transformation Grants, Fall 2018-19-Due September 10

GSU Open Textbook Cover

Adopt, adapt, or create an open or affordable textbook alternative with an Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) grant. Learn more at the Request for Proposals for Textbook Transformation Grants. This RFP is for Round 12, and applications are due by September 10, … Continue reading

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UCL Press: An Open Access University Press

Book cover: Treasures from UCL

Reclaiming its license from commercial publishers, the University College London (UCL) Press, began operations under UCL’s Library Services in 2015 as “the first fully Open Access University Press in the UK”. The new vision and mission of the press includes … Continue reading

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Open Library for the Humanities

Although the Open Library for the Humanities (OLH) was launched only two years ago, their responsiveness to the specific needs of Humanities researchers provides a promising foundation for the creation and sustainability of high-quality open content for the field. Currently, … Continue reading

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ZoteroBib for creating bibliographies quickly and easily

Lots of researchers love the easy, powerful, and free reference manager Zotero. You can take advantage of many of the great features of Zotero with their new web-based bibliography creator, ZoteroBib. You don’t have to install any software, there are … Continue reading

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June 2018 GLBT Book Month: Searching the Catalog for Books

GLBT Book Month, American Library Association, below a book with rainbow pages

Have you ever looked up a book in the library catalog and checked out the “Details” section for that book? Looking at a book’s “Details” will point you towards citation information for a book, but it will also point you … Continue reading

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Zotero workshops June 20 & 27

We’re offering two workshops on the bibliography software Zotero this summer — one in person and one online. Zotero is a program that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word. It’s easy to use and free. For … Continue reading

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University Library Co-hosting Code4Lib Southeast Conference

On July 27th, 2018, Georgia State University Library and the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library are co-hosting the annual Code4Lib Southeast Conference. We invite anyone interested in the latest uses of technology in libraries and related fields to … Continue reading

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The Public Library of Science: Openness and Integrity

With 17 years of progress behind them, the Public Library of Science (PLOS), continues to prove that it is possible to change the nature of scholarly publishing practices for the better. PLOS publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Its business model … Continue reading

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