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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/April 2022

Scholarly Communications Workshops - Spring 2022

Our workshops assist faculty by providing hands-on experience in building knowledge of and skills in Scholarly Communications including topics throughout the research and publication lifecycle. 

We will continue to offer these live workshops via Zoom (all times are in the Eastern Standard time zone).

Click on the links below to read descriptions for each workshop and to register.  You will receive an email confirmation and link to the session after registering.  Note:  registration will remain open until 1 hour prior to the start of the webinar.



Introducing the new Georgia Southern Authors Lounge

photo of book collection in the GS Authors LoungeThe GS Authors Lounge will be located on the 3rd floor at Henderson Library on the Statesboro Campus. This will be a permanent, physical collection of books, articles, CDs, and DVDs recognizing GS faculty, staff, students, and alumni for their scholarship and creative work. A computer station will be available to showcase their digital publications as well. Each spring, we will celebrate works published during the previous year.

Georgia Southern University faculty, staff, students, and alumni can identify their works using the form below. (If you would like to bypass the form and submit your list of publications or a CV, please send it to Dr. Katia G. Karadjova (, Associate Dean of Libraries for Research & Assessment. Eligible works are published articles, books, book chapters, special issues of journals, substantive encyclopedia entries, poetry, musical compositions, audio recordings, film/video recordings, and art exhibition catalogs.

The GS Authors Lounge Celebration will highlight our aim “to enhance quality of life through scholarly pursuits, cultural enrichment, and community engagement” articulated in the GS mission. This annual event will honor GS authors (faculty, staff, students and alumni) each year. 

The inaugural GS Authors Lounge Celebration will take place April 7, 2022 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm:

  • 4:05 - 4:10 pm - Dr. Lisa Carmichael, Dean of Libraries - Welcome
  • 4:10 - 4:15 pm - Dr. Katia Karadjova, Associate Dean for Research and Assessment - GS Authors Lounge Overview
  • 4:15 - 4:30 pm - Dr. Carl Reiber, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs - Guest Speaker
  • 4:30 - 5:30 pm - Open mic for authors to speak about their publications, 5 min time limit. Authors can  sign up to speak using this form.

Light refreshments will be available to our guests. Commemorative pictures will be taken at the celebration!


Open Education Week 2022 logoCelebrate Open Education Week with Georgia Southern March 7th-11th!


Open Education Week is an annual celebration and provides an opportunity to learn and share information about Open Education. We have a variety of programs planned to help you learn about Open Educational Resources and Open Education in general. You can also take advantage of offerings from other institutions. 

Updates from ICPSR

Registration is now open for the ICPSR  Summer Program!

All of ICPSR's  courses will feature hybrid instruction this summer. Learn with live lectures in Ann Arbor, or from your kitchen table. Every lecture is recorded too, so you can watch on your own time, or review what you saw in class earlier. Synchronous or asynchronous, it's your course on your time.   

The dates for the main four-week sessions will extend from June 20 to July 15 for the first session and from July 18 to August 12 for the second session. Short workshops will be starting in May and running through August, but the specific dates and locations have not yet been established.


To register, visit workshop portals for:

[For complete information, visit the Summer Program web page at:]

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