Category Archives: Geosciences

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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Faculty Research: The Changing Face of Atlanta

More than 5.7 million people call metro Atlanta home — that’s a more than 300 percent increase over the past 45 years. Specifically, the Atlanta MSA has morphed from just five counties to 29, sprawling across 8,376 square miles (an … Continue reading

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Symposium: “Still the Black Mecca? Race, Social Inequality, and Urban Displacement in 21st Century Atlanta”

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Wednesday, November 9, 1:00pm-7:00pm at the Georgia State University Law School FULL AGENDA HERE ~ REGISTER HERE This symposium offers four separate panel discussions addressing the status of racial equity in Atlanta, presented by GSU scholars (including the library’s Joe Hurley, … Continue reading

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Atlanta Studies Symposium, May 11th in Centennial Hall

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The 4th Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium will be held on May 11th on the campus of Georgia State University.  This interdisciplinary meeting of scholars will take place in Centennial Hall from 8:15 am to 7:00 pm.  We hope to see … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

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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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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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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

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Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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