Category Archives: Graduate Student Publications and Research

Web of Science and Google Scholar Combine Forces to Maximize Research

Web of Science, a Thomson-Reuters database, is now connected to Google Scholar–and vice versa. Here’s how: In Web of Science, the full record of the citation includes a link to Google Scholar.   This is useful to view Google Scholar counts … 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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Georgia State Professors Support Open Access

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Georgia State University Professors Carrie Freeman, Jill Littrell, Monica Swahn and Dennis Young express their views on open access, institutional repositories, and the future of scholarly publishing in 14 featured interview clips currently available on ScholarWorks.  The professors address the following … Continue reading

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2013 Nobel Prize Winner Boycotts “Luxury” Journals

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Professor Randy Schekman, winner of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, has pledged to no longer publish his scholarship in the “luxury” journals Nature, Cell, and Science because he feels their editorial and publishing practices – which value citation counts, … Continue reading

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GSU Profs and Grad Students researching Atlanta’s Public Housing Transition

Check out the most recent publications from the ongoing grant-funded Urban Health Initiative research project, headed by Sociology Professors Erin Ruel, Lesley Reid, and Deirdre Oakley, which focuses on the impact of Atlanta’s demolition of public housing on the relocated … Continue reading

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Flawed Science Story “Stings” Open Access

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In a story published today in the journal Science, author John Bohannon conflates open access and predatory publishing.  In response, many in the open access community have pointed out the fundamental flaws in both his methodology and conclusions, including Martin … Continue reading

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Institutional Repository Renamed “ScholarWorks @ Georgia State University”

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The name of Georgia State University’s institutional repository has changed from the “Digital Archive” to “ScholarWorks @ Georgia State University.” Several years ago, the Senate Library Committee had a role in the development and naming of Georgia State’s institutional repository, … Continue reading

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Institutional Repository has 2 Million Downloads (and Counting)

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As of August 16, 2013, items in the Georgia State University institutional repository have been downloaded more than 2,002,335 times.  There are currently 6,924 items in the system, including 3,345 electronic theses and dissertations, 339 full-text faculty articles, three peer-reviewed … Continue reading

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PhD Student Publication on Documentary Film

Congratulations to Moving Image Studies PhD student Laurel Ahnert, whose article was recently published in the open access journal InterDisciplines: Journal of History and Sociology. The article is entitled “The Factual Treatment of Actuality: The Emergence of Educational Film in the … Continue reading

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Philosophy Students to Present Papers at Symposium

The Department of Philosophy will be holding their Annual Student Symposium on Saturday, April 6 from 9:00-4:00 in rooms 460, 465, 480, and 485 of the University Center. The symposium provides a forum for students of philosophy at Georgia State … Continue reading

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