Category Archives: General News

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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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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