Category Archives: Ejournals

Springer Journals

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After careful review, the University Library has made an important change in our subscription strategy with journal publisher Springer. Rather than subscribe to a multidisciplinary bundle of thousands of Springer journal titles, the University Library now subscribes to Springer content … 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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UCL Press: An Open Access University Press

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Reclaiming its license from commercial publishers, the University College London (UCL) Press, began operations under UCL’s Library Services in 2015 as “the first fully Open Access University Press in the UK”. The new vision and mission of the press includes … Continue reading

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Open Library for the Humanities

Although the Open Library for the Humanities (OLH) was launched only two years ago, their responsiveness to the specific needs of Humanities researchers provides a promising foundation for the creation and sustainability of high-quality open content for the field. Currently, … Continue reading

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The Public Library of Science: Openness and Integrity

With 17 years of progress behind them, the Public Library of Science (PLOS), continues to prove that it is possible to change the nature of scholarly publishing practices for the better. PLOS publishes highly regarded, peer-reviewed journals. Its business model … Continue reading

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Journal Cancellation Project

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Dear Members of the Georgia State University Community, We need your assistance as the Library undertakes the unpleasant but necessary task of trimming the journal collection to reflect current budget realities. We face the twin, ongoing, and cumulative pressures of … 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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