Category Archives: Databases

Gerontology Lecture: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey”

The GSU Gerontology Institute is hosting its annual Barbara Pittard Payne Lectureship in Gerontology on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00pm at Centennial Hall: “Remembering the Good Times: A Caregiver’s Journey,” by Bern Nadette Stanis, best known as Thelma Evans from the … 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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New Film: Queen Nanny, Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2016)

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Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the GSU History Department is co-creator and producer of the new film Queen Nanny, Legendary Maroon Chieftainess (2015), directed by Roy T. Anderson, now available in the GSU Library. To get a taste of the film, … Continue reading

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Fall Newsletters for the Andrew Young School

A newsletter for each department in the Andrew Young School has been published and is accessible in a new, user-friendly Research Guide: Criminal Justice – library.gsu.edu/cjnews Economics – library.gsu.edu/econnews Public Management and Policy – library.gsu.edu/pmapnews Social Work – library.gsu.edu/swnews Each … Continue reading

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Celebrating Muhammad Ali, 1942-2016

Muhammad Ali. World Journal Tribune photograph by Ira Rosenberg, 1967. Library of Congress.

Muhammad Ali, born Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. in 1942, passed away on June 3, 2016. Still the only three-time world heavyweight champion, Ali was known for his powerful athleticism, his outsize personality, his controversial conversion to Islam as a young … Continue reading

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GALILEO Consolidation on May 18th

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As part of the ongoing Consolidation, the GPC GALILEO site will be merged into the GSU GALILEO site tomorrow, on Wednesday, May 18th, 2016. What does this mean for Perimeter College users? When using GALILEO you will now have access … Continue reading

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Webinar: Searching by Variable in ICPSR

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Looking for a data to analyze that contains a specific question asked in a survey, aka a specific “variable”? Check out this webinar, “What’s in There? Searching by Variable at ICPSR,” on Tuesday, June 14 at Noon – register here! … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Prince

More sad news out of the music world today: Prince has died at age 57. Prince was a prolific musician, releasing more than 30 albums over the course of his career. He had been touring the U.S.; he played two shows … 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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Black History Month: Visualizing Black History

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In honor of Black History Month (February), the Google Art Project is hosting African-American historical image collections from over fifty collections and institutions, including curated exhibits and individual images from these institutions, among others: Schomburg Center for Research in Black … Continue reading

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