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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 2023

Open Education Week 2023 and OER at Georgia Southern


Open Education Week is March 6-10, 2023!

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Click here to find out about events worldwide, visit the University Libraries' Facebook page for announcements about  events throughout the week, or visit this OER Open Ed Week page for events at Georgia Southern.

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Congratulations to these Georgia Southern Faculty who were recently awarded Affordable Learning Georgia (ALG) Grants for Open Educational Resources (OER):

  • Heidi Eisenreich: $10,000.00 VIP3001
  • Mary Estelle Bester: $14,999.03 NURS4111 
  • Eric Landers: $8,634.00 SPED3331, 3332, 3333 
  • Salman Siddiqui: $14,675.40 ENGR1731 
  • Weitian Tong: $5,515.81 CSCI7501 

After years of collaboration with and feedback from ALG Champions, GALILEO Staff, and user experience testers, ALG also has announced its new web site design. Go to: to check it out!

Please contact Nikki Rech ( in the University Libraries with any questions/concerns. 

Save the Date! Authors Lounge Celebration for 2023

 photos of visitors at the Inaugural Authors Lounge celebration, 2022

Celebration of Faculty Success at the GS Authors Lounge

We will be celebrating the Georgia Southern community publications in 2022 on both campuses: 

  • Armstrong - Monday, April 24, 2023 - GS Authors Lounge at Lane Library, 1st fl.
  • Statesboro - Tuesday, April 25, 2023 - GS Authors Lounge at Henderson Library, 3rd fl.

Times are forthcoming.


Georgia Southern University faculty, staff, students, and alumni can continue to identify their works from 2022 for recognition in the 2023 celebration using this Form. 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.

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.

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops in March and April

The Metaliteracy: Scholarly Communications (MSC) badge track assists faculty and graduate students with  building knowledge of and skills in Scholarly Communications. Workshops will cover topics  throughout the research and publication lifecycle: author identifiers and scholarly profiles; journal quality and  impact; author metrics and impact; author rights & scholarly publication; and data management planning and curation services.

Workshops will be offered as synchronous Zoom sessions. You may register on the Faculty Center's Training Page or via the links below:

  • Introduction to SciENcv for Federal Grant Applicants, Facilitators: Jeff Mortimore, Ruth Baker (Mar. 28 & Mar. 29)
  • Author Rights & Scholarly Publication: Know and Protect Your Copyrights!, Facilitator: Jeff Mortimore (Apr. 11 & Apr. 12)
  • Data Management Planning, Facilitator: Jeff Mortimore (Apr. 18 & Apr. 19)

For descriptions of these workshops, and the complete schedule, please visit our Scholarly Communications workshops page:

NOTE: If you are unable to attend any of these scheduled workshops, please contact the Scholarly Communications Librarian, Ruth Baker, to arrange an individual consultation.

New Services from Clarivate

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Clarivate recently announced its new Links Article Match Retrieval (AMR) service. We will have the ability to search against Web of Science  and Journal Citation Reports on the Web. 

  • Reports from the Web of Science can include:
    • DOI
    • Times Cited
    • Link to Related Records Link
    • Link to Web of Science Full Record
    • Link to Citing References
  • Reports from the Journal Citation Reports (JCR) can include:
    • Links to Journal Citation Report five year trend graphs
    • Each request from the service can contain up to 50 citations (A citation is defined as a single match request to the AMR service)

Additional details about the Links AMR service can be found in the AMR upload service documentation here:

To request ID and password credentials to access the Links AMR service, contact Ruth Baker, Scholarly Communications Librarian  at

News from ICPSR

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Registration for the 2023 Summer Program in Quantitative Methods! is now open!  You can attend in-person or online

ICPSR 2023 Summer Program registration image and link to register

Here are some key features:

  • 90 courses, workshops, and lectures in research methods
  • Nearly all offerings  are taught both in-person and online live-synchronously, and all are also recorded for asynchronous following/reviewing later. 
  • Short Workshops are “short” on the calendar, meeting for 3, 5, or 10 days
  • Courses in the 3-Week Sessions follow this schedule:

First Session: June 19 - July 7
Intersession: July 10 - July 14
Second Session: July 17 - August 4

  • Participants can take up to four courses and additional lectures, live or asynchronously, per session.
  • Between the two 3-Week Sessions, there is an all-new special “Intersession Week” featuring several short workshops
  • On campus housing is available for the 3-Week Sessions and Intersession! Select this during registration and save an additional 10%!

Go to: the ICPSR Registration Page to learn more.

  • Note: Registration for the First Session will close on Sunday, June 11, 2023. Registration for the Second Session will close on Sunday, July 9, 2023.

Other News from ICPSR:

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  • Also, be sure to check out the latest ICPSR Bulletin.

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