Category Archives: Resources

Course Materials for Students – Spring Semester

Since the spring semester will arrive before we know it, considering alternatives to common challenges can reduce frustration for both instructors and students. Reserves Health and safety measures currently preclude our ability to offer print reserves.  Small portions of a … Continue reading

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Access to Course Materials for Fall 2020

During the summer, the University has had access to the HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service, which provided access to scanned copies of many of the print volumes in the library. Under the terms of this access, we will no longer … Continue reading

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HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service provides temporary access to 1 million volumes in USG libraries

HathiTrust opened up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. This means that any books available through HathiTrust which are also in University System of Georgia’s physical collections will … Continue reading

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New for you: Portable DVD players!

Here’s a fact: The Library has a vast collection of movies and television on DVD, with most titles available to borrow for up to a week at a time. We’re talking cinema classics, foreign films, indie favorites, documentaries, and more–some … Continue reading

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Teaching with Primary Sources Instructor Workshop: Using Sources to Build Narratives

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On Monday, April 29, Kevin Fleming, Popular Music and Culture Archivist and Jill Anderson, Humanities Instruction Librarian, are offering a “Teaching with Primary Sources: Using Sources to Build Narratives” workshop for faculty and graduate student instructors. This is a hands-on workshop where attendees … Continue reading

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Upcoming: “Teaching with Primary Sources” Workshops

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In April the Library will be offering three “Teaching with Primary Sources” workshops. “Teaching with Primary Sources” is an ongoing series of workshops designed to introduce faculty and graduate student instructors to creative strategies for using primary sources– archival, digital, … Continue reading

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An Antiracism Reading List

Ibram X. Kendi, Professor & Director, Antiracist Research & Policy Center Department of History

On February 12, Ibram X. Kendi, professor and Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University, published “A Reading List for Ralph Northam” in the Atlantic Monthly. Kendi wrote specifically in response to Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s … Continue reading

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1913 or 1914: When was Georgia State “Founded”?

We know that Georgia State University was “founded” in 1913. Or was it? University Archives includes many early “bulletins” (course catalogs) that clearly state on title pages: “Georgia School of Technology. Evening School of Commerce. ORGANIZED 1914.” What should we … Continue reading

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M.H. Ross Papers Highlights

For this final blog post about the M.H. Ross Papers, the team who worked on the digitization project are highlighting our favorite pieces from the collection. Kathryn Michaelis, Digital Projects Coordinator, Digital Library Services Over the course of this year, … Continue reading

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Is banning books a thing?

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This week (Sept. 23-29) is #BannedBooksWeek Now celebrated annually, Banned Books Week was started in 1982 “in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries,” and its purpose is to “bring … Continue reading

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