Category Archives: Resources

Join Us for Open Education Week, March 1-5

Open Education Week is an annual event celebrated around the world to promote open sharing and other open practices. This week brings increased awareness to open content and issues surrounding education access, pedagogical effectiveness, and more. Each year, the corpus … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tips: Connecting Google Scholar to GSU Resources

Welcome to “Tuesday Tips”, useful tidbits to help you get the most out of the GSU Library’s resources. Do you like how easy it is to search with Google, but want to see which articles and books you can get … Continue reading

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New Database: Sex and Sexuality

Photograph from landing page of Sex and Sexuality showing crowd of people with banner.

We’re pleased to announce that the GSU Library now provides access to the Adam Matthew Digital primary resource database Sex and Sexuality.  Sex and Sexuality has two modules. Module I contains the digitized research collections from the Kinsey Institute Library & Special Collections, including … Continue reading

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Library Essentials: A Virtual Workshop Series

In late Fall 2020, a group of librarians at Perimeter College got together to brainstorm how to better virtually engage with the GSU community.  Our goals were to have a major reset from the year 2020 and provide GSU students … Continue reading

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It’s time to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their contributions to history. Black History Month grew out of “Negro History Week”, created by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African American figures in 1926. This event inspired schools and communities nationwide to … Continue reading

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Special Collections 50th Anniversary Kicks Off with Digital Exhibit and Community Panel!

It’s exciting to begin our 50th anniversary celebrations by launching our latest exhibit “Bridging Communities: 50 Years of Collecting at GSU.” This exhibit features just a few stories from our collections that highlight key themes across our nine collecting areas. … Continue reading

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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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