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Finals Fun Week @ GSU Library, Atlanta

The semester is almost over, which means papers are due and final exams are looming. It’s not unusual to feel stressed out this time of year. The good news is that the GSU Library is here to help you cope … Continue reading

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Collaborative online exhibit recognizes 400 years since American slavery began in the Southeast

The Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL) announces a new digital exhibit created and curated by the ASERL Special Collections Interest Group. This collaborative online exhibit recognizes 400 years since the arrival of the first Africans sold into bondage in … Continue reading

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If you can convert data into knowledge, you’ve got the skill set that people need

On Friday, October 18, the University Library welcomed Ginneh Baugh, Vice President, Strategy & Knowledge Development, United Way of Greater Atlanta to Data in the ATL. #DataInTheATL is a speaker series hosted by Georgia State University Library that connects the university community with prominent … Continue reading

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Archivist share their knowledge and advice during a new Oral History Project Planning 101 workshop

“An oral history interview generally consists of a well-prepared interviewer questioning an interviewee and recording their exchange in audio or video format.” -Donald Ritchie, Doing Oral History Oral histories can include official interviews with important figures. They can include family … Continue reading

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Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Change, 1940s to Present

Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Change, 1940s to Present ATLANTA—”The Sprawling of Atlanta” is an interactive Web map created by Georgia State University Library that enables researchers, students and the public to visualize the extensive built environment and demographic … Continue reading

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Yanni Loukissas’ Data in the ATL talk discussed Thinking Critically in a Data-Driven Society

Data in the ATL is a speaker series hosted by Georgia State University Library that connects the university community with prominent members of the Atlanta data community. Invited speakers show the importance of data science in making informed decisions and how they … Continue reading

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Shana Latimer travels to two university archives to complete dissertation research

The Georgia State University’s Dissertation Library Travel Award, which grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research travel, helped Ph.D. student Shana Latimer travel to Texas to gather research for her dissertation topic titled, Disambiguating Dystopia: Readjusting the … Continue reading

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Upcoming panel discussion will usher in a new library exhibit titled: Out in the Archives

Atlanta native Pat Hussain helped to establish the city’s first GLAAD chapter, and while working for the Gay and Lesbian Task Force, she helped to organize the first March on Washington. She served as the first co-director of Southerners on … Continue reading

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Doctoral student Lashonda Slaughter-Wilson uses the Dissertation Library Travel award to study a 16th century manuscript held in Washington D.C.

Lashonda Slaughter-Wilson, a Ph.D. ABD (all but dissertation) Candidate in the Department of History at Georgia State University, was awarded with Georgia State University’s Dissertation Library Travel Award. The award grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research … Continue reading

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David St. John hopes to propose a new way of looking at the environment through the lens of traffic.

Hong Kong International Airport, also known as Chek Lap Kok Airport

David St. John, a Ph.D. Candidate in English Literature at Georgia State University, was awarded a Georgia State University Dissertation Library Travel Award. The award, which grants doctoral students with financial assistance to support their research travel, aided St. John’s … Continue reading

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