Category Archives: Instruction

Fall Semester Library Workshops

University Library will be offering workshops in technology and research skills to support research and curriculum activity on campus.   Refer to the Fall 2014 Library Workshops Guide to find out more or to register for a specific workshop.  Workshops will … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Library releases Library Instruction Recorder plugin as Open Source

Library Instruction Recorder

As part of its commitment to the free culture movement, Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the initial release of the Library Instruction Recorder (LIR). LIR is a free, open source WordPress plugin that allows librarians and library … Continue reading

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Emerging Technologies for Online Learning Conference–April 9-11

    Streamed Live on Campus Aderhold, Room 423       Attend all of the sessions or drop by for the ones that most interest you. No registration necessary. Seating is limited to 25, so come early to ensure … Continue reading

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PubMed Workshops Rescheduled: April 1-11, 2014

PubMed is a database with over 23 million records and 5 thousand plus journals going back to 1946. As a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine it is the most important resource for medical literature in the … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops: April

Web of Science is a great research tool for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. It offers a unified platform that integrates all data and search terms together so that you can conduct one search to find all … Continue reading

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Teach effectively and creatively with open content and other affordable solutions

Several library blogs this week have focused on locating and using open resources.  However, it can be challenging to determine the most effective way to incorporate these materials into your course. Listed below are three services to help you get … Continue reading

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Authoring Online Content: Create, Remix, Share….

Oftentimes, when creating content, authors want to incorporate materials such as photos, video clips, book chapters, and other materials created by others.  The easiest way to do this is to use materials that are licensed with a Creative Commons license.  … Continue reading

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Professional quality open textbooks…and more….much more…

Locating free, high-quality, online learning materials that are licensed for distribution and adaptation for teaching a course can be a challenge.  Currently, there is a huge focus on open textbooks, but sometimes you need other types of material. Listed below … Continue reading

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“One brilliant idea… high-quality, free, open texts, and resources.” –openstaxcollege.org

Concerns over the high cost of college and student debt extends to the high costs of textbooks. But oftentimes, it doesn’t need to. There are many free or affordable solutions.  OpenStax College may be an option for your course. If … Continue reading

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Spring 2014 Library Workshops

The Library will be offering workshops on many topics this semester which are designed to enhance the research and curriculum activity of the Georgia State campus community. Refer to the Spring 2014 Library Workshops Guide for more information, and to … Continue reading

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