Category Archives: For Graduate Students

Special Collections Celebrates International Women’s Day

In the heart Women’s History Month, International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. In recognition of this special day, we would like to highlight a collection with a strong international focus. Part of the Archives for … Continue reading

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Workshop: Mapping US Urban Demographics with Social Explorer

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Want to use maps to visualize demographic data but afraid it’s too hard to learn? Come to this workshop to see just how easy it is! Starting with this short New York Times article about urban poverty – “Sparkling and … Continue reading

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Workshop: OpenRefine for Cleaning and Organizing Data

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Got messy data and want to learn techniques for getting it analysis-ready in an efficient manner? Come to this workshop! In this workshop Ximin Mi, Business Data Services Librarian, and Tricia Clayton, Collection Services Librarian, will introduce the open source … Continue reading

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Atlanta Campus: Help Design the Library of the Future

The Georgia State University Library is working with an architectural firm to imagine and plan for the GSU Library of the future. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas! Date & Time: Tuesday, March 7th, 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 … Continue reading

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Gerontology Lecture: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey”

The GSU Gerontology Institute is hosting its annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm at Centennial Hall: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey,” by Bern Nadette Stanis, best known as Thelma Evans from the … Continue reading

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Workshop: Finding International Trade Data

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Looking for international trade data in its various forms? Come to this workshop! In this workshop Joel Glogowski, Business, Entrepreneurship and Data Services Librarian, will provide an overview of international business and economic data sources. You’ll learn where to look to … Continue reading

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Making History, Writing History: Thoughts for Black History Month

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We often hear the phrases “living through history,” “witnessing history,” “history in the making.” We are literally always creating what historians call “primary sources,” which can be any kind of resource that is made, written, drawn, filmed, built. Almost anything … Continue reading

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Eugene Garfield (1925-2017), Information Scientist and Father of Citation Analysis

Eugene Garfield founded the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI) in 1955 along with the Science Citation Index, which evolved into the database Web of Science. Through his work with ISI, he founded citation analysis, developing the journal impact factor. This data is accessible from … Continue reading

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New Resource: Don Kennedy papers

A new collection related to Atlanta broadcaster, Don Kennedy, is now available in the Special Collections and Archives. The Don Kennedy papers document Kennedy’s wide-ranging radio and television career across more than 60 years. The collection provides a glimpse into … Continue reading

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Using Copyrighted Materials in Instruction Workshop

Instructors often make use of copyrighted materials when teaching. Slides used in a classroom may contain copyrighted text, charts, or images. Reading assignments uploaded to reserves or iCollege may be copyrighted, as are films or music used in instruction. Are … Continue reading

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