Category Archives: Instruction

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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Transform Your Textbooks! Affordable Learning Georgia Textbook Transformation Grants: Round Six

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Affordable Learning Georgia’s Textbook Transformation Grants support the replacement of expensive commercial textbooks with low-cost, no-cost, and open educational resources. Use existing open educational resources such as OpenStax College Textbooks, no-cost-to-students library and web resources, and new affordable authoring applications and … Continue reading

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“Bringing Data into the Classroom with ICPSR” Webinar

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Faculty and instructors, have you been asking yourself this question: “Really? It’s time to teach [insert class name] again? How can I spice that up?” Why not use data! Students learn quantitative skills, you have an easy way of adding … Continue reading

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Upcoming Library Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Objects,” April 14, Library South 8

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Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, and Jessica Rose, Graduate Teaching Assistant, English, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Objects” from 2pm – 4pm … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals Rounds 3-5

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Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants here.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the rounds 3-5 of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities. So far, these … Continue reading

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REAXYS Training

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A representative for REAXYS will be at GSU to hold a training session on this database, on Wednesday, May 6th at 2pm, in CURVE (Library South, 2nd floor). This event is open to any interested in learning how to better … Continue reading

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Why Professors are creating and using free and open textbooks

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College textbook prices are increasing faster than tuition and inflation. The College Board estimates that students need $1200 per year for textbooks. Based on that number, students in the University System of Georgia (USG) could spend $360,000,000 this year on … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (March 9-13)

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This week, the GSU library is celebrating Open Education Week. What is Open Education? Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. What is Open Education Week? … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops

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Learn how to use Web of Science Web of Science provides you with quick, powerful access to the world’s leading citation databases.  Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals worldwide. This database provides access to the highest quality, curated … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED: Qualitative Research Workshop in CURVE

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The Logics and Logistics of Qualitative Research: A Framework for Exploring Concepts, Dimensions, and Relationships in Qualitative Data using NVivo Research Software Workshop Leaders: Dr. Ralph LaRossa and Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh When: Wednesday, March 11, 11:00am-12:30pm – REGISTER HERE Where: … Continue reading

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