Category Archives: Instruction

Why Professors are creating and using free and open textbooks

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College textbook prices are increasing faster than tuition and inflation. The College Board estimates that students need $1200 per year for textbooks. Based on that number, students in the University System of Georgia (USG) could spend $360,000,000 this year on … Continue reading

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Open Education Week (March 9-13)

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This week, the GSU library is celebrating Open Education Week. What is Open Education? Open education encompasses resources, tools and practices that employ a framework of open sharing to improve educational access and effectiveness worldwide. What is Open Education Week? … Continue reading

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Web of Science Workshops

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Learn how to use Web of Science Web of Science provides you with quick, powerful access to the world’s leading citation databases.  Authoritative, multidisciplinary content covers the highest impact journals worldwide. This database provides access to the highest quality, curated … Continue reading

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RESCHEDULED: Qualitative Research Workshop in CURVE

Dr. Ralph LaRossa and Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh

The Logics and Logistics of Qualitative Research: A Framework for Exploring Concepts, Dimensions, and Relationships in Qualitative Data using NVivo Research Software Workshop Leaders: Dr. Ralph LaRossa and Dr. Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh When: Wednesday, March 11, 11:00am-12:30pm – REGISTER HERE Where: … Continue reading

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Upcoming Workshop: “Teaching with Archival Sources”

Morna Gerrard, GSU’s Women and Gender Collections Archivist, and Jill Anderson, History/African-American Studies/Women’s Studies Librarian, will be offering a workshop for faculty and graduate students on “Teaching with Archival Sources” from 2-3:30pm on Wednesday, March 11 in the Colloquium Room, … Continue reading

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Guide to Using Copyrighted Materials in Instruction

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Copyright and fair use come into play frequently in higher education. Fair use in the area of teaching, is one of the specified uses which may be fair that are listed in the preamble to the four factors. Congress also … Continue reading

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Spring Semester Library Workshops

University Library and CURVE will be offering workshops in technology and research skills to support research and curriculum activity on campus.   Refer to the Spring 2015 Workshops guide to browse the offerings and to register for a workshop.

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Textbook Transformation Grants Call for Proposals

Affordable Learning Georgia has issued a call for proposals for their Textbook Transformation Grants.  The grants support the adoption of low-cost or no cost course materials. This is the second round of Textbook Transformation grant opportunities; the first round resulted … Continue reading

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Kicking off Open Access Week with Affordable Learning Georgia

Open Access Week begins today and runs through October 26.  This international event helps scholars and researchers spread the word about open access to scholarly articles, open data, and open educational resources. In celebration, the GSU library will be blogging … Continue reading

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Explore the Library. Crack the Case. Save OSCAR.®

The GSU Library is piloting a fun and interactive game that teaches new students how to navigate our services and resources.  The premise of the game is that a famous OSCAR® statuette has been stolen from the Library’s Special Collections … Continue reading

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