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2018 Student Survey: Power Outlets

Student in the library using a laptop wearing headphones

At the end of February 2018, the University Library administered a survey to a random sample of 5,000 Georgia State students currently enrolled at all campuses. This post is one in a series that highlights a survey trend and the … Continue reading

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2018 Student Survey: Library Spaces

At the end of February 2018, the University Library administered a survey to a random sample of 5,000 Georgia State students currently enrolled at all campuses. This post is one in a series that highlights a survey trend and the … Continue reading

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Library Employees Earn Degrees

Library personnel are constantly striving to serve the needs of the GSU community through personal and professional development. Today we celebrate several of our own who have pursued and attained additional degrees while also working at the downtown campus University … Continue reading

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2018 Student Survey: Library Furniture

At the end of February 2018, the University Library administered a survey to a random sample of 5,000 currently enrolled Georgia State students. This post is one in a series that highlights a survey trend and the library’s response. We … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Nedda Ahmed

Who is Nedda? Nedda is the librarian for the College of the Arts and Department of Communication. She has the unique pleasure of working both with “creatives”–filmmakers, designers, artists, musicians, actors, etc.—and with scholars who study, analyze, and write about … Continue reading

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Meet a librarian: Denise Dimsdale, Education Librarian

Who is Denise? I am the Education Librarian working primarily with the College of Education and Human Development. In this role, I teach users how to locate, use, and evaluate information. I also cover topics such as reference management software, … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Joe Hurley

Who is Joe? Joe Hurley is a GIS and Data Services librarian. He’s also the subject librarian for the Department of Geosciences and the Urban Studies Institute. He provides support for GIS data and digital mapping applications as well as … Continue reading

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2018 Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: “March Into the Archives”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2018 … Continue reading

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Jazz Appreciation Month Playlist

  April is Jazz Appreciation Month. According to The National Museum of American History, “Jazz Appreciation Month (fondly known as “JAM”) was created right here at the museum in 2001 to recognize and celebrate the extraordinary heritage and history of jazz … Continue reading

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Teaching with Primary Sources: Using Comic Books to Teach Social Commentary and Representation

Given the popularity of the new Black Panther film, Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering the workshop “Teaching with Primary Sources: Using Comic Books to Teach Social … Continue reading

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