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Featured Open Educational Resource: The American Yawp

American Yawp

Already in use at Georgia State University and at the University of Georgia, American Yawp by Ben Wright and Joseph Locke (eds.) won a 2014 Digital Humanities Award for Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement. 2015-2016 Edition Updates … Continue reading

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Preparing for 2012

mayan calendar

The semester is winding down and the winter solstice will soon be upon us.  It’s now time to prepare for what many have predicted as our last year on earth! Don’t worry; David Morrison sets the record straight back in … Continue reading

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Portals to the Past: Creative Web Uses of Historic GSU Photos

The North Avenue Marta Station Entrance.

Several Web sites are making innovative use of historic Atlanta photographs from Georgia State University Library Collections.  The Atlanta Time Machine shows historic photographs juxtaposed with contemporary ones:  The North Avenue Marta Station Entrance. The following social network sites allow the … Continue reading

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Photo of the Week: Photo Manipulation of the 1914 Fulton Bag Strike

The deceptive editing of photographs has a long history prior to its current popularity using PhotoShop. This panorama of the strike camp is composed of two separate group portraits taken by photographer William F. Nelson. They were cut and pasted together to create the illusion that the camp and the number of strikers were twice their actual size. Continue reading

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The Baldwin Online Children's Literature Project

This is a great source for children’s literature history research, covering material from 1880-1922 in full-text online. “The Baldwin Project seeks to make available online a comprehensive collection of resources for parents and teachers of children. Our focus, initially, is … Continue reading

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