Category Archives: Instruction

Still looking for a textbook or other course content?

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Fall semester is just around the corner, so if you’re an instructor in search of a textbook or other course content, take a look at these resources which provide open textbooks. Unlike textbooks with all rights reserved copyright restrictions, open … Continue reading

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RFP: Textbook Transformation Grants, Fall 2018-19-Due September 10

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Adopt, adapt, or create an open or affordable textbook alternative with an Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) grant. Learn more at the Request for Proposals for Textbook Transformation Grants. This RFP is for Round 12, and applications are due by September 10, … Continue reading

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Open Library for the Humanities

Although the Open Library for the Humanities (OLH) was launched only two years ago, their responsiveness to the specific needs of Humanities researchers provides a promising foundation for the creation and sustainability of high-quality open content for the field. Currently, … Continue reading

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Zotero workshops June 20 & 27

We’re offering two workshops on the bibliography software Zotero this summer — one in person and one online. Zotero is a program that makes it easy to save citations and automatically create bibliographies in Word. It’s easy to use and free. For … Continue reading

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The Public Library of Science: Openness and Integrity

With 17 years of progress behind them, the Public Library of Science (PLOS), continues to prove that it is possible to change the nature of scholarly publishing practices for the better. PLOS publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Its business model … 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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Online library workshops for spring

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for spring! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. This spring, we have scheduled: Can You Believe it? What’s real, what’s fake, what’s scholarly?: We all agree that we … Continue reading

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Online library workshops for November

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Check out our upcoming online workshops for November! These are free of charge and open to all GSU students, faculty and staff. Literature Research Basics Learn the basics of finding online information resources about literature topics including author biographies, literary criticism/analysis, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context

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Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Librarian, are offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Comic Books and Context” workshop for faculty and graduate students. This workshop will be held on … Continue reading

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Research Skills Webinars start Sept. 25

If you find searching the library catalog and databases baffling or wonder how to tell a “reputable” source from a poor one, we have a webinar for you! Starting Monday September 25, the library is offering a series of webinars for … Continue reading

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