Category Archives: For Graduate Students

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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Special Collections’ GRA Working on Podcast History of AIDS in Atlanta

We’re proud to present the following blog post, written by Deniseya Hall. “ACT UP, FIGHT BACK, FIGHT AIDS!” was a slogan commonly used by AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, better known as ACT UP. Led by Larry Kramer, this grassroots … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: Need something to read?

Try an ebook from the GSU Library. You can always search the library catalog by ebook title if you’ve have something in mind already. However, browsing is easier through an ebook database. Find out more in this video tutorial or … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Leveling the Playing Field

The Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event is held annually to celebrate and highlight materials in the Women’s Collections at Georgia State University. The 2021 event, which will be held virtually, focuses on the history of women’s sports in Georgia and … Continue reading

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New Resource: Roper iPoll

The GSU Library is pleased to announce that we now have access to Roper iPoll! The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, founded in 1947 and containing public opinion survey data from 1935 and after, is operated out of Cornell … Continue reading

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Learn more about the Library’s new Public Interest Data Literacy (PIDLit) initiative!

Have you heard about the Georgia State University Library‘s newly funded initiative? Public Interest Data Literacy (PIDLit) – lib.gsu.edu/pidlit | twitter.com/getpidlit In a nutshell, the PIDLit initiative, generously funded by New America’s Public Interest Technology University Network, is focused on reaching first-year students … Continue reading

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Springer Journals

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After careful review, the University Library has made an important change in our subscription strategy with journal publisher Springer. Rather than subscribe to a multidisciplinary bundle of thousands of Springer journal titles, the University Library now subscribes to Springer content … 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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Join Us for Open Education Week, March 1-5

Open Education Week is an annual event celebrated around the world to promote open sharing and other open practices. This week brings increased awareness to open content and issues surrounding education access, pedagogical effectiveness, and more. Each year, the corpus … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: Connecting Google Scholar to GSU Resources

Welcome to “Tuesday Tips”, useful tidbits to help you get the most out of the GSU Library’s resources. Do you like how easy it is to search with Google, but want to see which articles and books you can get … Continue reading

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