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Scholarly Communications at Georgia Southern University

Resources and services to support faculty and graduate students' scholarly work from conception to publication and promotion

Scholarly Communications Newsletter - March 2021

Upcoming Webinars - March 2021

As part our continuing series of live Scholarly Communications webinars, here are the upcoming offerings in March. Click on a link to view a description of each webinar and to register. Registration will remain open until 1 hour before the webinar start time:

SelectedWorks Profiles for Faculty

Annual evaluation season is the perfect time to maximize your freshly updated CV — by adding new works to your SelectedWorks profile. Faculty are invited to send their current CV to to request an update of recent scholarly contributions to an existing profile.

If you don’t have a SelectedWorks profile yet, not to worry! SW profiles are easy to set up and maintain. Simply send your current CV and a recent headshot to the Digital Commons Team and we’ll build your profile for you. Benefits of a SelectedWorks profile include: 

  • Organize and preserve scholarly information and works in one place
  • Increase discoverability through search engine optimization
  • Integrated analytics tools, including PlumX Metrics
  • Publications and presentations featured in Digital Commons Faculty Research Works collections
  • Inclusion in the Expert Gallery helps develop cross-disciplinary collaborations


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Contact us anytime with questions, or to request a new or updated profile, at

2021 Virtual Research Symposium

Save the Date!

Georgia Southern University Student Research Symposium

April 12-16, 2021

The Georgia Southern University Student Research Symposium will be virtual the week of April 12-16, 2021 this year. The Student Research Symposium is a conference-style showcase of student undergraduate and graduate research and creative activity across all campuses. This event will feature recorded poster and oral presentations as well as speakers from all academic disciplines. 

The Georgia Southern University Libraries' Scholarly Communications Team will hold online Research Identity clinics for student researchers during the Symposium.

Visit the Symposium web page for more details — 

Scholarly Communications News

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Registration for the 2021 ICPSR Summer Program Is Now Open!

The ICPSR Summer Program features online courses in statistics, quantitative methods, machine learning, and data analysis. From the introductory to the advanced, our courses offer training to 1,000 participants every year, whether they are undergraduates about to enter grad school, or tenured faculty learning (or re-learning) a particular technique.

  • Machine Learning
  • Regression Analysis
  • Multilevel Models
  • Structural Equation Models
  • Over 70 workshops and lectures to choose from!

Registration for the Four-Week sessions and the Short Workshops is now open! See the complete schedule and program descriptions:

Special workshop: Panel Study of Income Dynamics

Dates: June 14-18, 2021
Application deadline: April 16
Registration fee: $100

This virtual five-day workshop will orient participants to the content and structure of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, its special topics modules, and the PSID Child Development Supplement and PSID Transition into Adulthood Supplement. The workshop pairs instructional sessions led by experienced PSID researchers and staff with guided lab sessions in which users construct their own analytic data files.  [Visit the ICPSR workshop registration portal at: ]


More about ICPSR: 


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