Category Archives: New Resources

New Resource: AmericasBarometer

AmericasBarometer

The GSU community now has access to AmericasBarometer, a comparative survey that measures values, behaviors, and socio-economic conditions in the Americas using national probability samples of voting-age adults. A creation of the Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP) at Vanderbilt University, … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

PolicyMap

With the growing importance of geospatial technology and geographic datasets across all disciplines, the University Library is pleased to offer the Georgia State University community access to PolicyMap. PolicyMap is one of the largest collections of US public geodatasets and … Continue reading

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New Resource: Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876

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The Georgia State University Library now offers faculty, students, and staff access to Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876, a Readex product. Caribbean Newspapers, 1718-1876 is a full-text collection of Caribbean newspapers from the early-18th to the mid-19th century, and provides valuable primary resources … Continue reading

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New Resources: History Vault: American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate, 1960-1975, and History Vault: NAACP Papers

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Georgia State University students, faculty, and staff now have access to two new modules in ProQuest’s History Vault product. We now offer access to History Vault: American Politics and Society from Kennedy to Watergate, 1960-1975, and History Vault: NAACP Papers. … Continue reading

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New Resource: Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981

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GSU affiliates now have digital access to the Washington Evening Star Historical Archive, 1852-1981. Founded on December 16, 1852 and closing on August 7, 1981, the Evening Star covered over 130 years of American history from within Washington, DC. From … Continue reading

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New! More Subject Areas Added to Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Good news! We’ve recently added four new subject areas to our Oxford Bibliographies Online (OBO) holdings. The new areas are: Cinema and Media Studies Communication Latin American Studies Sociology Each subject area within OBO presents in-depth background information (written by top experts) on major … Continue reading

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Two New Primary-Source Databases: Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive

masthead, Illustrated London News

The GSU Library now subscribes to two new primary-source databases, Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 and Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive, available through our Databases A-Z list under “I” and “S,” respectively. The Illustrated London News is a … Continue reading

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New Database: DARE–Dictionary of American Regional English

DARE

The Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the addition of the online version of DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English to our collections. Each DARE entry defines a regional word or phrase, provides pronunciation and etymology, identifies the … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge

cover, Nick Wilding, Galileo

Prof. Nick Wilding of the Department of History has recently published his new book, Galileo’s Idol: Gianfrancesco Sagredo and the Politics of Knowledge (2014). Galileo’s Idol offers a vivid depiction of Galileo’s friend, student, and patron, Gianfrancesco Sagredo (1571–1620). Sagredo’s … Continue reading

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Atlanta Constitution: More Full-Text Added!

The Georgia State University community can now access and search the full-text of the Atlanta Constitution online from 1868-1984! Previously, online full-text content for the Atlanta Constitution was only available from 1868-1946. The University Library provides access to the historic … Continue reading

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