Category Archives: For Students

Online library workshops for November

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for November! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. Literature Research Basics Learn the basics of finding online information resources about literature topics including author biographies, literary criticism/analysis, … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Georgia Perimeter College Collection

  Georgia Perimeter College materials are now available online! The digital collection includes yearbooks, catalogs, and student newspapers from the 1960s to the 2010s. Perimeter College was founded by the DeKalb County Board of Education as DeKalb College in 1958 … Continue reading

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Chasing Clues: Identifying the First Homecoming

Determining when Homecoming began as a named “tradition” at Georgia State is not an easy task. Sources disagree, are unclear, and sometimes are mistaken. The Technite student newspaper (a name reflecting our origin as Georgia Tech’s Evening School of Commerce) … Continue reading

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Data in the ATL, with Landon Reed – Oct. 20 @ 11:00

Landon Reed

Join us Friday, Oct. 20 from 11:00-12:30, for the next in our series of Data in the ATL talks sponsored by Georgia State University Library, which connect the University community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited speakers show the … Continue reading

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Meet A Librarian: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Who is Mandy?  Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading

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Make a difference at your library: Student Library Advisory Council

Just over one week remains to apply to join the Student Library Advisory Council. If you’re an Atlanta Campus student looking for an opportunity to gain leadership experience while improving your library, we need you you! As a council member … Continue reading

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Hurricane Research at the GSU Library

Workers fix a broken traffic light in Savannah, GA after Hurricane David in 1979.

Hurricanes destroy property and take lives, but they also inspire many research topics. Storm related questions include: Does climate change mean more and stronger storms? Is the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity accurate? What is the human cost of living … Continue reading

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Research Skills Webinars start Sept. 25

If you find searching the library catalog and databases baffling or wonder how to tell a “reputable” source from a poor one, we have a webinar for you! Starting Monday September 25, the library is offering a series of webinars for … Continue reading

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Labor Archives receives grant to digitize labor organizer’s papers

  In advance of Labor Day, Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives announces  an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission in the amount of $48,865  to digitize the M. H. Ross papers. The … Continue reading

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Hamilton to discuss Eastern Air Lines’ last days, final flight

We are pleased to invite you to a discussion with Martha Hamilton about the days leading up to Eastern Air Lines’ closure in 1991. A journalist for the Washington Post at the time, Hamilton closely covered the airline’s uncertain trajectory until … Continue reading

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