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Books24x7 access & interface changes

If you use Books24x7 for learning or research, be prepared for a new interface the next time you use it.  On October 2, the library migrated to the new platform for this resource, Skillport 8i. You’re still able to access content … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Library at the AJC Decatur Book Festival

Library booth at Decatur Book Festival 2017

One local Labor Day weekend tradition is the AJC Decatur Book Festival. For the second year, the University Library hosted a booth to promote the Library’s resources to the community. Over the two-day event, Library faculty and staff engaged in conversations … Continue reading

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Lower the cost of textbooks for your students through an Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) Textbook Transformation Grant

open textbooks

The GSU Library and The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are collaborating with GALILEO’s Affordable Learning Georgia to offer grants for teaching faculty who would like to reduce textbooks costs for their students by adopting, adapting, or creating textbooks … Continue reading

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Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Collection

Robert Shaw conducting a chamber ensemble.

Georgia State University Library’s Special Collection and Archives have acquired the records of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.  The collection documents the rich history of the organization since its founding in 1945, to its current day activities. The collection consists of … Continue reading

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Dunwoody library to reopen at 7:45 a.m. on 5/24

Update: Repairs have been made on the air conditioning system, and the Dunwoody campus library will reopen at its regular time of 7:45 a.m. on Wed., May 24.

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Dunwoody library closed, hopefully reopening at noon on 5/24

The Dunwoody campus library is presently closed due to an air conditioning system failure affecting the entire building. Estimated time of repair is midday on Wednesday (5/24), at which time the Dunwoody library plans to reopen. Students looking for a … Continue reading

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“Bias is Bad for Business: Carl Owens, Gay Rights, and the Fight Against Cracker Barrel”, by William Greer

In January of 1991, Carl Owens, an activist with Queer Nation Atlanta, published an editorial in a gay newspaper called The Southern Voice. Owens was protesting a policy adopted by Cracker Barrel Restaurants, which stated that they would not hire … 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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Interested in SAS Statistical Analysis Software Training?

SAS Company trainers are interested in coming to GSU’s campus to give training workshops on using SAS for statistical analysis. To express your interest in this type of training and the best days/times for that training to be offered, please … Continue reading

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2017 Georgia Women’s Movement Spring Event: “See Jane Run!”

The Georgia Women’s Movement Project Spring Event is held annually to highlight collections in the Georgia State University Library Women and Gender Collections, and to celebrate the lives of the unsung heroines of the women’s movement in Georgia. The 2017 … Continue reading

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