Category Archives: Resources

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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What Do “the People” REALLY Think?

We are bombarded from social media, the press, and politicians with statements like “The people of the U.S. think [this or that],” but they often are not backed up with any statistics or data. The next time you see a … Continue reading

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New Publications: The Devil’s Riches: A Modern History of Greed and Migrations in the German Lands, 1500-2000

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Prof. Jared Poley of the History Department has recently published The Devil’s Riches: A Modern History of Greed (2016). A broadly ranging topical history, The Devil’s Riches focuses on the evolution of the concept of greed over the past five hundred years. … 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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Uprising of ’34 Oral History Digitization Project Completed

In May 2015, GSU Library was awarded a grant of $121,418 by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) to digitize, transcribe, and make available online all of the oral history interviews that were created during the production of … 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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Middle East Studies Center Panel Discussion: Trump and the Middle East

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The GSU Middle East Studies Center will present a panel discussion “Trump and the Middle East” on Tuesday January 24 in the Troy Moore Library, 25 Park Place, 23rd Floor, Room 2343, from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Panelists include: … 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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New Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (January 16, 2017)

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Martin Luther King, Jr., Day falls on Monday, January 16, this year. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday designated by Congress in 1994 as a day of service. The holiday falls on the third Monday of January; … Continue reading

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