Category Archives: General News

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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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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Symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics”

The Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics will hold a symposium on “The Ethics of Police Tactics” to be held on Monday, November 10, 1:30-2:45 in the Lanier Suite of the Student Center. Panelists include Jennifer Baker, professor of philosophy, … 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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National Day on Writing

If you were wondering what was going on yesterday on the Library Plaza, it was the celebration of the National Day on Writing sponsored by the Georgia State University English Department.  What is National Day on Writing? It’s a United … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Appeal

Below are links to additional commentary about the 11th Circuit panel’s decision to reverse and remand the case. Chronicle of Higher Education: Ga. State’s Loss in ‘E-Reserves’ Case Might Actually Be a Win for Librarians Association of Research Libraries: In … Continue reading

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Cambridge v. Becker (Copyright Lawsuit) Ruling – Updated

The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in the long-running copyright infringement lawsuit over the use of electronic reserves.  The court reversed the decision of the District Court, and remanded the case for further proceedings. The decision is … Continue reading

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CENCIA, School of Music Host “Viktor Ullmann’s Legacy from Theresienstadt” Concert

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On Thursday, October 16, Georgia State’s School of Music, in collaboration with Elysium Between Two Continents and CENCIA will present a concert featuring the works of composer Viktor Ullmann. Ullmann was an accomplished musician and composer who lived in various parts … Continue reading

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Strategic Diversity Talk: Dr. John F. Gates

Strategic diversity expert Dr. John F. Gates, president and CEO of Campus Diversity Agenda, will be on GSU’s campus to deliver a talk, “The Evolution of Diversity and Inclusion Thought and Practice.” October 8 (Wednesday) Centennial Hall Auditorium 1:30pm – 3:00pm Dr. … Continue reading

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