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BioMed Central Implements Author Contributorship Badges

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    Many scientific articles have a list of authors, whose individual roles in the work may be difficult to determine.  In order to improve the way authors, particularly scientists, are given credit, BioMed Central has become the first publisher to … Continue reading

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Tracing a History of Atlanta’s Public Transit

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With MARTA expanding into Clayton County and the agency now resting on a more sound financial footing thanks to efforts by Keith Parker, MARTA appears to be on an upswing. As the concept of transit oriented development gains momentum, more … Continue reading

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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … Continue reading

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Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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Alex Zelikovsky named as a Distinguished University Professor

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Congratulations Alex Zelikovsky of the Department of Computer Science named Distinguished University Professor in recognition of his outstanding work in research, teaching, and mentoring students in research. Alex Zelikovsky’s research areas include discrete algorithms, VLSI CAD, combinatorial optimization, computational geometry, … Continue reading

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Big Data Talk by Dr. Tony Grubesic, Thursday, February 27th

The Department of Geosciences will host Dr. Tony Grubesic of Oregon State University this Thursday, February 27th at 4pm in the Student Center, suite 274 for a seminar titled “Big Data Computing for Protecting Critical Infrastructure Systems.” Dr. Tony Grubesic’s … Continue reading

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Web of Science Redesign

The new Web of Science provides a simplified search with clearer results and a single interface.  This redesign makes it: easier to start a search easier to review results, and easier to discover related research with linked data. Enhancements that … Continue reading

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Science at Dragon*Con

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If all you’ve seen of Dragon*Con (Atlanta’s yearly convention on Labor Day Weekend) is the parade, you might think it’s just meant for science fiction, fantasy, and comics. But did you know Dragon*Con has many panels and guest speakers on … Continue reading

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National Day of Civic Hacking

The first National Day of Civic Hacking is June 1 and 2, 2013.  The event allows for civic hackers to collaboratively create, build, and invent tools using publicly-released data with the common goal of improving ones community through technology.  Examples of … Continue reading

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Trouble Accessing Articles?

Looking for a specific article? Here’s how to tell if the library has it and how to get a copy if we don’t. Step 1: Find It @ GSU You’ll be able to access articles in journals the library subscribes … Continue reading

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