Category Archives: For Faculty

Science Reads of 2014

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Looking for some non-assigned reading? Want to learn something new? Try one of these science books published in the last year; each has been featured on a list of best books or best science books of 2014 from publications such … Continue reading

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GSU Women’s Collections Commemorate the Life of Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey

Donor and longtime friend to the University Library Women’s Collections, Dorothy Gibson-Ferrey passed away in late November, shortly after her 97th birthday. Dorothy Wiggins Gibson-Ferrey was born in New London, Connecticut in 1917. She attended Southern Seminary (Buena Vista, VA), … Continue reading

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New Nursing Faculty Publications

The Faculty of the Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions have several new publications.  These publications are available in full-text through the GSU Library and include: Kresak, K. E., Gallagher, P. A., & Kelley, S. J. (2014). … Continue reading

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Did you know today (December 15) is Bill of Rights Day?

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Authorized and requested to do so by Congress, President Franklin D. Roosevelt on November 27, 1941, issued Proclamation 2524, establishing December 15 as “Bill of Rights Day,” which “provide[d] for the proper observance of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of … Continue reading

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Atlanta Constitution: More Full-Text Added!

The Georgia State University community can now access and search the full-text of the Atlanta Constitution online from 1868-1984! Previously, online full-text content for the Atlanta Constitution was only available from 1868-1946. The University Library provides access to the historic … Continue reading

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Copyright Lawsuit Update

On Friday, November 7 both parties in the ongoing lawsuit filed petitions with the 11th Circuit Court following the court’s ruling on October 24. The Appellant publishers filed a petition for rehearing en banc and the Appellee university filed a petition … Continue reading

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Lecture: Prof. Lela Urquhart, “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia

The Georgia State University Center for Hellenic Studies announces a lecture titled “The Politics of Religious Expression in Ancient Magna Graecia” by Prof. Lela Urquhart of the Department of History, on Monday, November 10 at 4:30 pm. In antiquity, long … Continue reading

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Founders Lecture: Daniel Ellsberg

Writer, lecturer, and activist Daniel Ellsberg—best known for his involvement in the Pentagon Papers trial in 1971—will be at Georgia State University to deliver the founders lecture: Watergate to Snowden: The Assault on Privacy in America Date: Wednesday, Nov. 12 … Continue reading

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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals

Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the second round of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities; the first round resulted … Continue reading

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Author Rights and Scholarly Publishing

When you write an article (or book, book chapter, etc.), the copyright to that work belongs to you.  However, when you publish an article you usually will get a “Publication Agreement” or “Copyright Transfer Agreement.”  You’re so excited your work … Continue reading

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