Category Archives: For Students

Evening workshops help the library meet the needs of students working full time

(Come do Data After Dark with us!) The Library’s Research Data Services Team offers the majority of our workshops during daytime hours. But we occasionally get feedback like the following: “I work full-time during the day and can only come to campus after I … Continue reading

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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 survey design. This Fall 2019 semester the RDS Team is offering 66 workshops — the most offerings we’ve had … Continue reading

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New for you: Portable DVD players!

Here’s a fact: The Library has a vast collection of movies and television on DVD, with most titles available to borrow for up to a week at a time. We’re talking cinema classics, foreign films, indie favorites, documentaries, and more–some … Continue reading

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Research in the Raw: Terri Lewinson

Can hotel living support positive aging in place? Dr. Terri Lewinson will explore the health benefits and challenges for aging adults living in long-stay hotels. From a health policy standpoint, she plans to describe her fellowship with Congressman John Lewis … Continue reading

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Real Talk: Students and Textbook Costs

To celebrate Open Education Week (March 4-8), librarians at each campus library had fun activities, collected data from students on textbook costs, and shared information on free and inexpensive textbooks. We also shared how students could find and register for GSU courses that use free or affordable course materials in PAWS.   Librarians spoke to hundreds of students who … Continue reading

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Open Education Week: March 4-8

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Each day, from March 4-8, the GSU Library at all GSU instructional sites will celebrate Open Education Week. Open Education Week is a celebration of the global Open Education movement. Its goal is to raise awareness about the movement and … Continue reading

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For Black History Month: An Antiracism Reading List

Ibram X. Kendi, Professor & Director, Antiracist Research & Policy Center Department of History

On February 12, Ibram X. Kendi, professor and Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, published “A Reading List for Ralph Northam” in the Atlantic Monthly. Kendi wrote specifically in response to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s … Continue reading

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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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