Category Archives: Databases

First Year Book: March Book One

The First-Year Book program at Georgia State University provides all incoming freshmen with a common intellectual experience to stimulate discussion, to promote critical thinking, and to develop a sense of community among first-year students, faculty, and staff. This year’s selection, the … Continue reading

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Ferguson, Missouri: Difficult Stories

map of Ferguson, Missouri in relation to St. Louis City

On Saturday, August 9, a Ferguson, Missouri police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, age 18, a graduate of Normandy High School who was about to begin classes at Vatterott College on Monday, August 11. Details remain murky but there … Continue reading

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New Database: JoVE Neuroscience

The Georgia State University Library now has access to JoVE Neuroscience. JoVE Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary section of the Journal of Visualized Experiments: a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research … Continue reading

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Publication Retractions Take YEARS to Appear in PubMed

Performing a complex literature review can be challenging; taking into account whether the resulting articles have been retracted, have erratum or have been corrected and republished makes the task even more difficult. Researchers in Lyon, France found that the time-lag … Continue reading

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New Resource: PhilPapers

The Georgia State University Library now provides access to the PhilPapers database. PhilPapers is an interactive online bibliographic index of current scholarly research for students and professional philosophers. The resource has both links to external copies of papers and local … 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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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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