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Georgia State University Library Awards Urban Geography Research

Some of Georgia State’s graduate student researchers have a great opportunity this winter to receive monetary rewards for their hard work. But the deadline’s coming up fast! Many Georgia State graduate students show considerable skill and creativity in their application … Continue reading

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Leadership Transition and the Future of China

The Georgia State University Center for Asian Studies is hosting the seminar Leadership Transition and the Future of China with noted China expert, Joseph Fewsmith of Boston University.  The seminar will be held from 4:00 – 5:30 pm, Tuesday, October 23 … Continue reading

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GIS Resources and Services Workshop October 30, 2012

Percentage of “Young Achievers” in 2011 by Census Tract and Drinking Places (Bars) in Atlanta

Would you like to create maps or visualize geographic data for your research or your teaching?  Or are you already using maps and data, but want to learn about new GIS resources and services at GSU?  If so, attend the … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Shero of the Year Event, 2012

Let’s Kick Ashe! Presented annually, the Shero of the Year Award recognizes an individual or individuals whose support has made a significant impact on the Georgia State University Library’s Women’s Collections. The 2012 Shero of the Year Celebration will be at … Continue reading

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The Gift of Activism: Which Side Are You On?

Every October, archives and repositories across the country celebrate Archives Month in order to showcase their collections and raise awareness of their work. In Georgia, the theme for this year’s Archives Month is, The Gift From One Generation To the … Continue reading

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Visualize Atlanta’s Past with Historical Atlanta Maps from GSU’s New “Planning Atlanta” Digital Collection

The Atlanta metropolitan region has witnessed dramatic change over the past 60 years.  The construction of highways, numerous urban renewal projects, and expansive suburban growth are just a few examples of how Atlanta’s urban form changed during the second half … Continue reading

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ReferenceUSA Demonstration

Bill Carlson, an Account Executive with Infogroup, will be on campus Wednesday, April 25 to demonstrate the features of the ReferenceUSA database.  The demonstration will be held in GSU Library, Classroom 2 from 2:00 – 3:00pm.  All GSU students, faculty … Continue reading

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Trial of the century?

  Today the U.S.  Supreme Court will begin 3 days of oral arguments in which issues connected to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. the Health Reform Law) will be presented.  A ruling is expected by Summer. Track … Continue reading

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Urban Housing Documentary at Cinefest

Head over to GSU’s very own movie theater, Cinefest, this week to see “The Pruitt-Igoe Myth”. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth explores the social, economic and legislative issues that led to the decline of conventional public housing in America, and the city … Continue reading

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New Resource: SimplyMap

The University Library now offers access to SimplyMap, a user-friendly mapping and social science data resource.  SimplyMap provides access to thousands of variables including demographic, health, business and marketing data.  With this resource you can easily create thematic maps based … Continue reading

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