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Congrats to our Spring 2021 RDS@GSU Data Certificate awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. 82 people earned certificates in the Spring 2021 certificate period. Because we’re all about data, we want to share some data about our awardees to highlight their … Continue reading

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Curating Women in Sports Exhibit

Samantha Harvel has been working in Special Collections for five years – first as an Honors College student and then as a Graduate Research Assistant. Throughout those years, Sam has done amazing work, arranging and describing collections, and creating our … Continue reading

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Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: Leveling the Playing Field

The Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event is held annually to celebrate and highlight materials in the Women’s Collections at Georgia State University. The 2021 event, which will be held virtually, focuses on the history of women’s sports in Georgia and … Continue reading

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Learn more about the Library’s new Public Interest Data Literacy (PIDLit) initiative!

Have you heard about the Georgia State University Library‘s newly funded initiative? Public Interest Data Literacy (PIDLit) – lib.gsu.edu/pidlit | twitter.com/getpidlit In a nutshell, the PIDLit initiative, generously funded by New America’s Public Interest Technology University Network, is focused on reaching first-year students … Continue reading

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Too Many Walton Buildings: Early GSU History Revisited

Georgia State University traces its origins to day and evening commerce classes that began on the Georgia Tech campus in 1913.  In 1914 some of the evening classes moved to downtown Atlanta, so older students who worked full-time in the … Continue reading

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New Database: Sex and Sexuality

Photograph from landing page of Sex and Sexuality showing crowd of people with banner.

We’re pleased to announce that the GSU Library now provides access to the Adam Matthew Digital primary resource database Sex and Sexuality.  Sex and Sexuality has two modules. Module I contains the digitized research collections from the Kinsey Institute Library & Special Collections, including … Continue reading

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Congrats to our Summer/Fall 2020 RDS@GSU Data Certificate awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. A whopping 127 people earned certificates in the Summer/Fall 2020 certificate period. Because we’re all about data, we want to share some data about our 127 awardees to … Continue reading

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It’s time to celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month, the annual celebration of the achievements of African Americans and their contributions to history. Black History Month grew out of “Negro History Week”, created by historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African American figures in 1926. This event inspired schools and communities nationwide to … Continue reading

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Attend Data Workshops and Get RDS@GSU Data Certified!

The Georgia State University Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team offers a wide variety of workshops on data analysis tools & methods, mapping & data visualization, finding data & statistics, and data collection. This Spring 2021 semester the RDS Team is offering 42 live online workshops — some of which … Continue reading

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Show off your data literacy skills — and win $$$ — in the GSU Undergraduate Get Data Lit! Contest!

Are you a GSU Undergraduate or Dual Undergraduate-Graduate student? Do you get annoyed with news/memes/opinions that are not backed up with any data/statistics, or that offer data/statistics that are questionable or misrepresented? Do you get fired up to look for data/statistics … Continue reading

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