Category Archives: For Students

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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Congrats to our RDS@GSU Data Certificate Awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program, with 94 people earning certificates! Because we’re all about data, we want to share some data about our awardees to highlight their accomplishment. To … Continue reading

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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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