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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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Finalists for the Spring 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition have been selected

Finalists for the Spring 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition at Georgia State University have been selected. During the initial round, held in the CURVE at the University Library, 24 graduate students delivered their three-minute thesis talks. Twelve students made it … Continue reading

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Tamika Barnes elected to ALA Executive Board

Barnes, department head, Perimeter Library Services at Georgia State University, Dunwoody, has been elected to serve on the American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board. Barnes has served on ALA Council from 2015 to the present and will serve a three-year … Continue reading

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“We are indeed subversive:” The Great Speckled Bird at Fifty

The Great Speckled Bird was Atlanta’s underground/alternative newspaper published between 1968-1976, having been birthed in “the year of protest” out of necessity – Atlanta’s existing media platforms presented a point-of-view indistinguishable not only from one another but also from others … Continue reading

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#DataInTheATL, with Hanah Goldberg – Feb. 9 @ 11:00

Join us this Friday, Feb. 9 from 11:00-12:30, for the next in our series of #DataInTheATL talks sponsored by Georgia State University Library, which connect the university community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited speakers show the importance … Continue reading

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You’re Invited to a Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert

“A song is born in excitement, has a robust life climbing the popularity charts and traveling to the ends of the earth and then, like rare old wine, brings back nothing but sweet memories.” – Johnny Mercer   We will … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Leslie Madden

Let’s Meet Leslie Leslie Madden has been a librarian for 20 years, and has been at GSU since 2005. She is currently our English Librarian and Team Leader of Library Services for Arts & Humanities. Her roots are in the … Continue reading

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Data in the ATL, with Arthi Rao – Nov. 10 @ 11:00

Arthi Rao

Join us this Friday, Nov. 10 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 … Continue reading

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Leisure Reading in the GSU Libraries

Looking for a good book to read unrelated to your research or coursework? In response to requests from students and a renewed interest in recreational reading, the GSU libraries have introduced a leisure reading section, called the Browsing Collection. What … 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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