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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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Library Status Update, 23 March 2020

DATE:            March 23, 2020 TO:                 Wendy Hensel, Provost                         Deans’ Council                         Senate Library Committee FROM:          Jeff A. Steely, Dean of Libraries SUBJECT:     Library Status Update The University Library is committed to collaborating with faculty, staff, and students in this … Continue reading

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The Library remains here for you online!

When the physical University Library spaces are closed, the Library remains here for you online! All of the online databases, journals, streaming videos, and e-books the Library subscribes to remain available. The Library’s FAQ provides answers to commonly asked questions, … Continue reading

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“Teaching with Librarians”: New Series of Talks Focuses on Librarian/Faculty Teaching Collaborations

Sarah Carlson and Denise Dimsdale

In March and April, the Library will host four teams of faculty and librarians (and one archivist!) Continue reading

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“How happy I was when working for women’s rights”

We recently received a message from Margaret Curtis recounting the strange experience of seeing, for the first time, a thirty year old photo of herself from our collections. Continue reading

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Fighting for Lady Liberty Exhibit Showcases Local History and Current Fight for the Equal Rights Amendment

In commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Women’s Collections in GSU’s archives, we’re pleased to feature a special exhibit on the history of the Equal Rights Amendment. Continue reading

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GSU’s Downtown Library gets greener!

There is no doubt that many of you have seen a recent upgrade to the trash and recycling receptacles in the library.  As part of the Library’s sustainability initiatives, we have been working with the Office of Sustainability and students … Continue reading

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Graduate Student Creates New Arrangements for Unpublished Johnny Mercer Songs

As part of the Rialto Series, The Georgia State University Library will be hosting a Johnny Mercer Tribute Concert on Friday, February 7, 2020 at 8:00 pm at the Rialto Center for the Arts in downtown Atlanta. South African trumpet … Continue reading

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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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