Category Archives: For Graduate Students

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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New Database: Sex and Sexuality

Photograph from landing page of Sex and Sexuality showing crowd of people with banner.

We’re pleased to announce that the GSU Library now provides access to the Adam Matthew Digital primary resource database Sex and Sexuality.  Sex and Sexuality has two modules. Module I contains the digitized research collections from the Kinsey Institute Library & Special Collections, including … Continue reading

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Posted in Databases, For Faculty, For Graduate Students, For Students, History, New Resources, Primary Resources, Sociology, Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies | Tagged , | 88 Comments

Congrats to our Summer/Fall 2020 RDS@GSU Data Certificate awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. A whopping 127 people earned certificates in the Summer/Fall 2020 certificate period. Because we’re all about data, we want to share some data about our 127 awardees to … Continue reading

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Library Essentials: A Virtual Workshop Series

In late Fall 2020, a group of librarians at Perimeter College got together to brainstorm how to better virtually engage with the GSU community.  Our goals were to have a major reset from the year 2020 and provide GSU students … Continue reading

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It’s time to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their contributions to history. Black History Month grew out of “Negro History Week”, created by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African American figures in 1926. This event inspired schools and communities nationwide to … Continue reading

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Attend Data Workshops and Get RDS@GSU Data Certified!

The Georgia State University Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team offers a wide variety of workshops on data analysis tools & methods, mapping & data visualization, finding data & statistics, and data collection. This Spring 2021 semester the RDS Team is offering 42 live online workshops — some of which … Continue reading

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Special Collections 50th Anniversary Kicks Off with Digital Exhibit and Community Panel!

It’s exciting to begin our 50th anniversary celebrations by launching our latest exhibit “Bridging Communities: 50 Years of Collecting at GSU.” This exhibit features just a few stories from our collections that highlight key themes across our nine collecting areas. … Continue reading

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Posted in Digital Collections, For Faculty, For Graduate Students, For Students, Primary Resources, Resources, Special Collections & Archives | Tagged , , , , | 75 Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service: January 18, 2021

Monday, January 18, 2021, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Although Dr. King was born on January 15, 1929, Martin Luther King Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday in January. Meant to be “a day on, not a … Continue reading

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Celebrating 50 Years of Special Collections and Archives!

In 1971, library Director William R. Pullen recruited Dr. David B. Gracy II to establish the Southern Labor and University Archives. In a recent oral history, Dr. Gracy recalls arriving at Georgia State to find one box of materials and no place … Continue reading

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service provides temporary access to 1 million volumes in USG libraries

HathiTrust opened up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. This means that any books available through HathiTrust which are also in University System of Georgia’s physical collections will … Continue reading

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