Category Archives: For Students

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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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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Show off your data literacy skills — and win $$$ — in the GSU Undergraduate Get Data Lit! Contest!

Are you a GSU Undergraduate or Dual Undergraduate-Graduate student? Do you get annoyed with news/memes/opinions that are not backed up with any data/statistics, or that offer data/statistics that are questionable or misrepresented? Do you get fired up to look for data/statistics … Continue reading

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Library Study Room Reservations Now Required at Atlanta Campus

"Reserve A Space" screen shot from library website.

Welcome back, everyone! Starting Monday, January 11, reservations will be required to use the 40+ individual study rooms available in the University Library at the Atlanta campus.  Please use the Reserve A Space feature on the library website to reserve … 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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Get RDS@GSU Data Certified this semester!

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 survey design. This Spring 2020 semester the RDS Team is offering 70 workshops — the most offerings we’ve had … Continue reading

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Show off your data literacy skills — and win $$$ — at the GSU Undergraduate Get Data Lit! Contest!

Are you a GSU undergraduate student? Do you get annoyed with news/memes/opinions that are not backed up with any data/statistics, or that offer data/statistics that are questionable or misrepresented? Do you get fired up to look for data/statistics to refute what … Continue reading

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Data After Dark Workshops in the Evening

The Library’s Research Data Services Team offers the majority of our workshops during daytime hours (click here for full calendar of RDS workshops). But we occasionally get feedback like the following: “I work full-time during the day and can only come to campus after … Continue reading

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