Category Archives: Data Services

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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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: 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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What’s the Skinny on Research Software @ GSU?

Have you ever wondered: What statistical analysis software is on the Library computers? What can students, faculty, and staff download to their own computers? What help resources are there for using the software? If so, the Library has an “Analyzing Data” page on our Statistics and … Continue reading

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Meet A Librarian: Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

Who is Mandy?  Mandy is the librarian for Sociology and Data Services as well as the Team Leader for Research Data Services on the Atlanta campus. She was born and raised in Monon, Indiana. Before coming to GSU, she lived in Iowa, … Continue reading

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Research Data Services @ GSU: One Year Down, Many to Go!

The Georgia State University Library’s Research Data Services Team just completed our inaugural year in July 2017—and what better way to celebrate our first year than to share some data about our data services? And because we are data nerds, we used … Continue reading

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Workshop: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

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Need to make your qualitative data analysis process more efficient and manageable? Come to these NVivo workshops! In this two-part workshop series, Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, Team Leader for Research Data Services, leads participants in hands-on exploration of using NVivo qualitative research … Continue reading

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SAS Workshop – Save the Date

SAVE THE DATE: SAS Company trainers will be coming to GSU’s campus to give a SAS Studio training workshop on September 8, 2017 from 9:00am – 5:00pm, with an hour lunch break. Mark your calendars and stay tuned for a workshop registration link to … Continue reading

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Students: Enter a Data Viz in Tableau’s Data Viz Assignment Contest!

Students: Been using Tableau for data visualizations, or want to try it out? You can enter this contest and maybe win a Tableau swag bag! To enter the Contest, complete the following steps – entry deadline is May 30: If … Continue reading

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Workshop: NVivo for Qualitative Data Analysis

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Need to make your qualitative data analysis process more efficient and manageable? Come to these NVivo workshops! In this two-part workshop series, Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh, Sociology, Gerontology and Data Services Librarian, leads participants in hands-on exploration of using NVivo qualitative research … Continue reading

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