Category Archives: Databases

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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ICPSR Registration open for Summer Programs on Data Analysis

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Are you into social science data?  If you are, ICPSR, the world’s largest social science data archive, annually hosts a summer program in quantitative methods of social science research.  As a member institution, GSU students, faculty and staff receive a … 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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Sort by Relevance in PubMed

PubMed has added a new Display Settings option to sort your search results by relevance. The relevance sort order for search results is based on an algorithm that analyzes each PubMed citation that includes the search terms. For each search … 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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New Resources: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, January 20, 2014

image of King leaning on a lectern, Martin Luther King Press Conference, March 26 1964

January 20 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, a federal holiday falling on the third Monday of January, near King’s birthday on January 15, 1929. The holiday was established in 1983 after a long struggle, and in 1994 Congress designated … Continue reading

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Web of Science Redesign

The new Web of Science provides a simplified search with clearer results and a single interface.  This redesign makes it: easier to start a search easier to review results, and easier to discover related research with linked data. Enhancements that … Continue reading

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Did you know December 15th (this Sunday) 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 … Continue reading

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Current Research on HPV Vaccines

Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) is an often undetected sexually transmitted disease that impacts over half of the population. However, research shows that vaccines released in 2006 are beginning to have a dramatic impact on the rates of infection and on … Continue reading

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