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“Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” in National Recording Registry

Johnny Mercer at Capitol Records

It was announced today that Johnny Mercer’s “Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive” was selected for induction into the Library of Congress National Recording Registry.  Each year 25 sound recordings are added to the registry that have been recognized for their cultural, artistic … Continue reading

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Speaker: Civil Rights, Labor, and the Politics of Economic Development in Charlotte, North Carolina

Attendees to CIO Leadership Training, 1954, Lake Junaluska, North Carolina. [ L1984-70_265]

Join us in Georgia State University’s Department of History for Julia Gunn’s upcoming talk based on research for her in-progress dissertation, “‘A Good Place to Make Money’: Civil Rights, Labor, and the Politics of Economic Development in Charlotte, North Carolina.” … Continue reading

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Seminar: Major Pediatric Diabetes Prevention Trial

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Anita Nucci, PhD, MPH, RD, LD of the School of Nursing and Health Professions Nutrition Department will present “Nutritional Prevention of Type I Diabetes: A Research Trial.” Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Student Center, Suite 220 Dr. Nucci … Continue reading

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Georgia State at the Atlanta Science Festival

Photo courtesy of  somethingstartedcrazy on  Flickr. (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)

Now in its second year, the Atlanta Science Festival offers the opportunity for scientists and students to share their research and promote interest in science to the public and each other. As a Gold Sponsor, Georgia State University hosts many events, … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Men’s Basketball Team & Coach Hunter!

Image by Rob Buenaventura CC-BY-NC

Georgia State’s men’s basketball team won their opening game in the NCAA tournament  yesterday, upsetting number 3-seed Baylor, in a nail-biting, down-to-the-buzzer finish. (Read a full recap here.) All of us here at the Library want to heartily congratulate the entire team … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication on Aztec Gods and God-Bodies

Congratulations to Dr. Molly Bassett on the publication of her new book The Fate of Earthly Things: Aztec Gods and God-Bodies (University of Texas Press). From the publisher: In The Fate of Earthly Things, Molly Bassett draws on ethnographic fieldwork, … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism

cover, Harcourt Fuller, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State

Prof. Harcourt Fuller of the History Department has recently published his new book, Building the Ghanaian Nation-State: Kwame Nkrumah’s Symbolic Nationalism (2014). As the first country in Sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from a European imperial power, Ghana has always … Continue reading

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Faculty Research: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel Weiskopf on the publication of his  book An Introduction to the Philosophy of Psychology (with Fred Adams, Cambridge University Press). From the publisher:  Psychology aims to give us a scientific account of how the mind works. … 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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New Databases: More JoVE

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The Georgia State University Library now has access to new JoVE sections.  JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a peer reviewed, PubMed indexed journal devoted to the publication of biological, medical, chemical and physical research in a video format. New … Continue reading

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