Category Archives: Resources

Leisure Reading in the GSU Libraries

Looking for a good book to read unrelated to your research or coursework? In response to requests from students and a renewed interest in recreational reading, the GSU libraries have introduced a leisure reading section, called the Browsing Collection. What … Continue reading

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New Digital Collection: Georgia Perimeter College Collection

  Georgia Perimeter College materials are now available online! The digital collection includes yearbooks, catalogs, and student newspapers from the 1960s to the 2010s. Perimeter College was founded by the DeKalb County Board of Education as DeKalb College in 1958 … Continue reading

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Chasing Clues: Identifying the First Homecoming

Determining when Homecoming began as a named “tradition” at Georgia State is not an easy task. Sources disagree, are unclear, and sometimes are mistaken. The Technite student newspaper (a name reflecting our origin as Georgia Tech’s Evening School of Commerce) … Continue reading

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

cover, Sorcery comic book, 1974

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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Hurricane Research at the GSU Library

Workers fix a broken traffic light in Savannah, GA after Hurricane David in 1979.

Hurricanes destroy property and take lives, but they also inspire many research topics. Storm related questions include: Does climate change mean more and stronger storms? Is the Saffir-Simpson scale of hurricane intensity accurate? What is the human cost of living … Continue reading

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Labor Archives receives grant to digitize labor organizer’s papers

  In advance of Labor Day, Georgia State University Library’s Southern Labor Archives announces  an Access to Historical Records grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission in the amount of $48,865  to digitize the M. H. Ross papers. The … Continue reading

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Hamilton to discuss Eastern Air Lines’ last days, final flight

We are pleased to invite you to a discussion with Martha Hamilton about the days leading up to Eastern Air Lines’ closure in 1991. A journalist for the Washington Post at the time, Hamilton closely covered the airline’s uncertain trajectory until … Continue reading

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Collection

Robert Shaw conducting a chamber ensemble.

Georgia State University Library’s Special Collection and Archives have acquired the records of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  The collection documents the rich history of the organization since its founding in 1945, to its current day activities. The collection consists of … Continue reading

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Introducing Ebook Central

Ebook Central is a new ebook platform that has replaced ebrary and EBL (Ebook Library). This platform has an improved user interface with easy-to-use tools for taking notes and making citations. The login process works like it did for EBL … Continue reading

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2017 Edition of Journal Citation Reports

The 2017 edition of Journal Citation Reports (JCR) is now available. 2017 data is for the previous JCR year, 2016, and includes 132 new journals. Journal Citation Reports data is extracted from Web of Science content. Click here to download … Continue reading

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