Category Archives: General News

New Resource: Don Kennedy papers

A new collection related to Atlanta broadcaster, Don Kennedy, is now available in the Special Collections and Archives. The Don Kennedy papers document Kennedy’s wide-ranging radio and television career across more than 60 years. The collection provides a glimpse into … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Documents the Women’s Marches

On January 21, 2017, the Women’s March on Washington took place in the nation’s capital, and sister marches were held across the nation and worldwide. A concerted effort is underway to document the marches in every state, and Georgia State … Continue reading

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Data Literacy

When data is properly collected, analyzed and presented it can help us understand complex systems and improve decision making. Conversely, bad data will mislead us and distort our perception of the world around us. Given that we are constantly inundated with … Continue reading

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Atlanta campus upgrades group seating on Library North 1

Atlanta campus’ most coveted low-tech seating space received a refresh this week! The Library’s facilities team replaced and expanded the popular booth-style seating on the first floor of Library North. The 10 new booths add an additional 25 seats to … Continue reading

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University Library, Graduate Programs Award Students International Travel for Dissertation Research

The Georgia State University Library, in collaboration with the Office of Graduate Programs, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Dissertation Library Travel Awards. Awards are offered once per semester and are available to doctoral students in any discipline … Continue reading

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Workshop: Qualtrics Surveys: Branch and Flow

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Need to create survey questions with skip or branch logic and finding it challenging? Come to this workshop! In this workshop Jennifer Jones, our Assessment & User Experience Librarian, will teach you advanced techniques for applying skip and branch logic … Continue reading

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W. J. “Bill” Usery, Jr., 1923-2016

W. J. “Bill” Usery, Jr., is best remembered as one of the sharpest and most effective labor mediators in Washington, DC, and beyond, known for averting or mediating strikes in both the public and private sectors. With little formal education … Continue reading

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Spring 2017 Graduate Student Workshops

Are you a graduate student looking to grow your skills?  During the Spring 2017 semester, the library is again partnering with Graduate Services to provide workshops to GSU graduate students.  Each workshop will be held in Library North Classroom 1, at … Continue reading

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New Music Resource: Duke Pearson Collection

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The papers of jazz pianist and composer Duke Pearson are now part of the Popular Music and Culture Collection at Georgia State University. Atlanta-born Columbus Calvin “Duke” Pearson, Jr. studied piano at Clark College (now Clark Atlanta University) before touring … Continue reading

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Multi-floor Call Number Shift in Progress – Atlanta Campus

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The University Library’s Stacks Maintenance Unit will be shifting books in the HF call number range at the Atlanta Campus to accommodate new titles added to the collection. The unit will shift part of the HF collection from the 4th … Continue reading

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