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Codes of Best Practice for Fair Use

Fair Use Week

Fair use is a part of the U. S. copyright law that helps us build on the culture and the knowledge that has come before us. Fair use sets conditions that allow us to make use of copyrighted material without … Continue reading

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Winter Weather Update

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Georgia State University Library will open at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 26. Students, faculty, and staff should use caution as they proceed to campus.

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Winter Weather Update

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The University Library will close at 12:00 midnight tonight (Tuesday, Feb. 24). Night classes will be held as usual. Because of forecasts of severe weather for tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 25), Georgia State University and the University Library will be closed.

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New Database: DARE–Dictionary of American Regional English

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The Georgia State University Library is pleased to announce the addition of the online version of DARE: Dictionary of American Regional English to our collections. Each DARE entry defines a regional word or phrase, provides pronunciation and etymology, identifies the … Continue reading

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Religious Studies Professor Co-edits Book

A Guide for Women in Religion

Congratulations to Dr. Monique Moultrie on the publication of her co-edited work A Guide for Women in Religion: Making Your Way from A-Z (revised edition), published by Palgrave Macmillan. From the publisher: The Guide is a welcome companion for women … Continue reading

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Political Science Professor’s Book Named an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Magazine

The Puzzle of Unanimity

Congratulations to Dr. Amy Steigerwalt whose coauthored book The Puzzle of Unanimity: Consensus on the United States Supreme Court (Stanford University Press, with Pamela Corley and Artemus Ward) was named a 2014 outstanding academic title by Choice Magazine. From the … Continue reading

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Visualizing Human Origins on CURVE’s interactWall

Dr. Deocampo analyzing the Smithsonian Institution’s Olorgesailie core on CURVE’s interactWall

CURVE’s visualization technology is helping researchers take a closer look at our origins. In an effort to understand “local climate dynamics relevant to the time periods and the regions where human evolutionary change took place” researchers are studying core samples … Continue reading

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New Database: PsycTESTS

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GSU Library is happy to report that we now have a subscription to a database indispensable to many disciplines including psychology, education, business, nursing, and many others: PsycTESTS is a research database that provides access to psychological tests, measures, scales, … Continue reading

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Political Science Prof’s Book Named One of the Best of 2014

Wages of Oil

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Herb. His book, The Wages of Oil: Parliaments and Economic Development in Kuwait and the UAE (Cornell University Press), was named one of the best Middle East political science books of 2014 by Marc Lynch, contributor … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: Yu-Ping Chen, Physical Therapy Department

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Congratulations to Dr. Yu-Ping Chen and her colleagues in the Georgia State University Department of Physical Therapy and the Center for Pediatric Locomotion Sciences on the recent publication: Chen YP, Caldwell M, Dickerhoof E, Hall A, Odakura B, Morelli K, … Continue reading

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