Category Archives: For Students

1913 or 1914: When was Georgia State “Founded”?

We know that Georgia State University was “founded” in 1913. Or was it? University Archives includes many early “bulletins” (course catalogs) that clearly state on title pages: “Georgia School of Technology. Evening School of Commerce. ORGANIZED 1914.” What should we … Continue reading

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New VR Games for Play!

Spring semester is here, but winter isn’t over yet. Stay out of the cold and immerse yourself in some new VR games available on the library’s HTC VIVE instead. The Virtual Reality Gaming Room (room N275) is on the 2nd floor … Continue reading

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*NEW* Data After Dark Workshops in the Evening

For the last two-and-a-half years the Library’s Research Data Services Team has offered workshops on various data topics during day-time hours with great success. But we’ve occasionally gotten feedback like the following: “I work full-time during the day and can only … Continue reading

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Get RDS@GSU Data Certified — it’s worth it!

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 2019 semester the RDS Team is offering 54 workshops … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Ellen Barrow

Who is Ellen?   Ellen is a Librarian Assistant Professor at the Perimeter College Clarkston library. She provides reference services, teaches library instruction classes, and is the subject liaison for Anthropology, History, Political Science, and World Languages. Her research is focused … Continue reading

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Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert on GPB

Johnny Mercer

Missed the Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert earlier this year?  You’re in luck, GSUTV recorded the concert and it will be aired on Georgia Public Broadcasting Sunday December 9th at 7:00 pm and again on Tuesday December 11th at 6:00 pm. … Continue reading

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Paywall: The Business of Scholarship

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Watch Paywall, the movie. (It’s a free movie.) Have you ever been prompted to pay for an article that you need for your research? If so, you’ve seen what we call a paywall. The GSU library subscribes to hundreds of … Continue reading

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Research in the Raw: Greg Lisby

photograph, Prof. Gregory Lisby, Communication

In the past 25 years, Communication Law has shifted its focus dramatically — from an emphasis on protecting freedom of speech to protecting the money-making opportunities resulting from freedom of speech, from a focus on the First Amendment to a … Continue reading

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M.H. Ross Papers Highlights

For this final blog post about the M.H. Ross Papers, the team who worked on the digitization project are highlighting our favorite pieces from the collection. Kathryn Michaelis, Digital Projects Coordinator, Digital Library Services Over the course of this year, … Continue reading

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Is banning books a thing?

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This week (Sept. 23-29) is #BannedBooksWeek Now celebrated annually, Banned Books Week was started in 1982 “in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries,” and its purpose is to “bring … Continue reading

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