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Another Anti-Racism Reading List

Ibram X. Kendi, Professor & Director, Antiracist Research & Policy Center Department of History

In 2019, the GSU Library shared an anti-racism reading list compiled by Ibram X. Kendi, professor and Director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University in Washington, DC. This list included links to the library’s holdings of … Continue reading

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Congrats to our Spring 2020 RDS@GSU Data Certificate awardees!

The Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) Team completed another successful round of the RDS@GSU Data Certificate program. A whopping 153 people earned certificates in the Spring 2020 certificate period — a 62.77% increase from the previous Summer/Fall 2019 certificate period (94 awardees). Because … Continue reading

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Part III: Mrs. America, Schlafly’s Georgia Lieutenant, and the Fight for Housewives

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“So what’s interesting is that I got elected as a mom — motherhood and apple pie. [Then I] came down to the legislature and before I knew it, I was Cathey Steinem! I wasn’t Cathey Steinberg, I was Cathey Steinem. … Continue reading

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Part II: Mrs. America and the Georgia Fight over ERA Ratification

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at Georgia State. While postponement of the exhibit and panel discussion has happened, conversation on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment … Continue reading

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TV Show Mrs. America and 25 Years of Women’s Collections at GSU!

This April, we were scheduled to debut the exhibit ERA: Absolutely Yes in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections at GSU. While that exhibit and the opening panel discussion have been postponed, the history of the Equal Rights Amendment has been widely discussed in … Continue reading

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Progress continues on the campus greenway project (photo update)

Plans to complete the library’s new entrance during the upcoming academic year remain on track.   Contractors are expected to prepare construction bids this month as discussions continue between library administration and the architects about finishes for the spaces. “While the … Continue reading

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To the spring semester graduating class…Congratulations !

We can’t honor you in person just yet but we are with you in spirit, and we are very proud of you!

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Returns during Covid-19 closure: Library books and textbooks from the bookstore

I have library books that are due. What happens while GSU Library is closed? We’re adjusting due dates for items you have checked out so that nothing will become overdue. At this writing, we’ve just updated all due dates to … Continue reading

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Georgia State’s Special Collections & Archives seek stories from the University Community during COVID-19 pandemic

As the university community experiences this transformative time brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Georgia State University Library’s Special Collections & Archives is collecting personal experiences and responses. The collection will act as a time capsule to provide personal … Continue reading

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Internet Archive’s #NationalEmergencyLibrary provides temporary digital access to 1.4M books

(from Internet Archive) To address the immediate need for access to reading and research materials, as of March 24, 2020, the Internet Archive will suspend waitlists for the 1.4 million+ books in their lending library by creating a National Emergency Library to … Continue reading

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