Category Archives: General News

Congrats to our Spring 2021 RDS@GSU Data Certificate awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. 82 people earned certificates in the Spring 2021 certificate period. Because we’re all about data, we want to share some data about our awardees to highlight their … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Leveling the Playing Field

The Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event is held annually to celebrate and highlight materials in the Women’s Collections at Georgia State University. The 2021 event, which will be held virtually, focuses on the history of women’s sports in Georgia and … Continue reading

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Library Self-Checkout Now Easier Than Ever at GSU Campuses

Here’s a welcome library enhancement you can use even after COVID-19 is long gone. Do-it-yourself book checkouts are now easier than ever thanks to the GSU Library’s latest system and app. New Self-Checkout Kiosks, like the one pictured here, can … 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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Library Closed December 19 Through January 3. Enjoy Your Break!

Sledders in Piedmont Park, 1940

The University Library at all Georgia State University campuses will be closed from December 19 through January 3 for Winter Break, reopening on Monday, January 4, 2021. See the Library Hours page for specific location hours. As always, library databases, … Continue reading

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Congrats to our RDS@GSU Data Certificate Awardees!

This Spring 2019 semester the Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team launched a new initiative: the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. With 92 certificate awardees, it seems safe to say that this new program was a resounding success! We are very … 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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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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