Category Archives: Graduate Student Publications and Research

World Health Organization joins Europe PubMed Central

The World Health Organisation (WHO), now follows an open access policy to ensure the widespread dissemination of scientific research. The policy applies to all WHO-authored or WHO-funded research published in external journals and books. From the WHO website: Journal articles … Continue reading

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The Teaching Associate: A Model for Graduate Instructor Support

Clockwise from top left: Mindy Stombler, Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction, GSU Sociology Department; Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto, all graduated doctoral students from the GSU Sociology Department

Check out this recent publication by the GSU Sociology Department Senior Lecturer & Director of Instruction Mindy Stombler, and graduated doctoral students Amanda Jungels, Marni Brown, and Saori Yasumoto: Jungels, A. M., Brown, M. A., Stombler, M., & Yasumoto, S. (2014). … Continue reading

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Tracking your scholarly impact

Google Scholar Citations is a great multi-disciplinary citation tracking tool for showing evidence of scholarly impact for promotion and tenure, as well as your CV or faculty page.  In minutes, you can set up a customized page listing your works, … Continue reading

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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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