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UCL Press: An Open Access University Press

Book cover: Treasures from UCL

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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June 2018 GLBT Book Month: Searching the Catalog for Books

GLBT Book Month, American Library Association, below a book with rainbow pages

Have you ever looked up a book in the library catalog and checked out the “Details” section for that book? Looking at a book’s “Details” will point you towards citation information for a book, but it will also point you … 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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Meet a Librarian: Nedda Ahmed

Who is Nedda? Nedda is the librarian for the College of the Arts and Department of Communication. She has the unique pleasure of working both with “creatives”–filmmakers, designers, artists, musicians, actors, etc.—and with scholars who study, analyze, and write about … Continue reading

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Data & Research Computing Workshops this Summer

Summer time is the right time for brushing up on your data and research computing skills!  Below are relevant workshops being offered by the Library’s Research Data Services Team and the GSU Advanced Scientific Computing Support Group at Research Solutions this … Continue reading

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Meet a librarian: Denise Dimsdale, Education Librarian

Who is Denise? I am the Education Librarian working primarily with the College of Education and Human Development. In this role, I teach users how to locate, use, and evaluate information. I also cover topics such as reference management software, … Continue reading

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Meet a Librarian: Joe Hurley

Who is Joe? Joe Hurley is a GIS and Data Services librarian. He’s also the subject librarian for the Department of Geosciences and the Urban Studies Institute. He provides support for GIS data and digital mapping applications as well as … Continue reading

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Sacrifice – The Rosses in the South

The M. H. Ross Papers digital collection is now publicly accessible online. Digitization of the M. H. Ross Papers is being funded by a $48,865 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and will continue through September 2018. By early 1941, Mike … Continue reading

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A Young Man of Conviction – The Early Years of M.H. Ross

The M. H. Ross Papers digital collection is now publicly accessible online. Digitization of the M. H. Ross Papers is being funded by a $48,865 grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission and will continue through September 2018. Myron Howard “Mike” Ross … Continue reading

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