Category Archives: Government Information

Brown v. Board of Education Finally Realized in One City

On May 14, 2016, more than 60 years after the 1954 Brown v. Board of Education   decision, the junior high and high schools in my hometown of Cleveland, MS were ordered to integrate to end segregation of the public schools. … Continue reading

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New Resource: PolicyMap

PolicyMap

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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Snow Jam 2014: Planning Atlanta, Ryan Gravel, and a Car-Dependent Region

Photo Credit: William Brawley Few people can honestly deny that last week’s snow storm in Atlanta was a metropolitan-wide utter calamity.  Reflecting on the event that quickly became known as “Snow Jam 2014”, Ryan Gravel, Atlanta Beltline visionary, posed the … Continue reading

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GSU Library’s Digital Collections Now Include Video

Audience member speaking during youth violence community forum

The first of Georgia State University Library’s digital collections to feature video content is the Research Atlanta, Inc. Reports. This collection includes eight video recordings, which were received on VHS tapes and digitized at the library. Access to the video … Continue reading

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Did you know December 15th (this Sunday) is Bill of Rights Day?

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Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary … Continue reading

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Remind me why I have to get IRB approval for my research…

You’ve probably heard of the shocking ethics violations of the Tuskegee syphilis experiments and medical experiments by Nazi physicians but did you know that in 1946, American… Public Health Service (PHS) researchers intentionally exposed over 1,300 non-consenting Guatemalan soldiers, prisoners, … Continue reading

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Workshop Series: Demographic Maps and Data Made Easy

Would you like to learn about using demographic data or creating maps with demographic data, but don’t really know where to start?  Would your research or teaching benefit from spatially visualizing demographic data?  Would you like to learn how to … 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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Prison and Baseball in the Southern Labor Archives?

Jennifer Williams, a Graduate Research Assistant currently working with the Southern Labor Archives photograph collection, has found some interesting (and unexpected) things while preparing photographs for inclusion in Digital Collections. This blog post was inspired by images found in the … Continue reading

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