Category Archives: New Resources

Lecture: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States”

cover, Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States

On Wednesday, October 22, historian and activist Dr. Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz will give a lecture on “An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States.” Co-sponsored by SPEAK, BlackOUT, Faces of Feminism, GSU’s Special Collections and Archives, the Institute for Women’s, Gender, … Continue reading

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GSU Library purchases new content in JSTOR

Georgia State University Library has purchased new archival journal content in JSTOR with funds from the library’s NEH endowment. Now the GSU community has access to an additional 558 full-text archival journals in JSTOR. The journals cover a wide variety … Continue reading

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1949 Atlanta Aerial Mosaic Project Reveals Built Environment Change

South Downtown, Atlanta

It is no secret that Atlanta’s built environment is in a state of near constant change and anyone familiar with Atlanta will most likely note the apparent lack of “old buildings.”  While “old buildings” may be an ill-defined term, when … Continue reading

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Chronicle of Higher Education Available Online for GSU

  The University Library has purchased an online subscription to the Chronicle of Higher Education for the GSU community. This subscription was made possible using funds from the Library General Endowment. The Chronicle of Higher Education is the No. 1 … 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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New Faculty Publication: Beatles vs. Stones

cover image, John McMillian, Beatles vs. Stones

John McMillian of the Department of History has recently published Beatles vs. Stones, a lively discussion of the complex relationship between two legendary bands which dominated rock culture during the 1960s and well beyond. Recently reviewed in the New York … Continue reading

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New Resource! Online Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

The University Library recently added the new Wiley online reference source, The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. This reference work includes research on language-related problems that arise in the real-world  where languages are learned and used, and includes articles from Georgia … Continue reading

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New Primary-Source Database: History Vault, Black Freedom I and II

photo, Bayard Rustin at news briefing on the Civil Rights March on Washington in the Statler Hotel, half-length portrait, seated at table

The Georgia State University Library now provides access to two modules of the ProQuest History Vault, a project involving the digitization of historical primary sources previously available on microfilm. These two modules focus on 20th-century African-American history and are a … Continue reading

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Library at Georgia State University Receives $210,000 NEH Grant

“Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s – 1990s” - NEH grant winner

Georgia State University Library recently received a $210,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities for “Planning Atlanta: A New City in the Making, 1930s – 1990s”, submitted by librarian Joe Hurley (Principal Investigator) and history professor Kate Wilson … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication and Book Talk/Signing: We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement

The Georgia State University Department of African-American Studies announces the publication of Prof. Akinyele Omowale Umoja‘s new book We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement (2013; on order). Prof. Umoja will give a talk and sign … Continue reading

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