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Scholarly Communications Newsletter - May/June 2024

Scholarly Communications Newsletter - May/June 2024

GS Authors Lounge Update for 2024


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Georgia Southern University faculty, staff, students and alumni can continue to submit the their works to be included in the Authors Lounge Collection 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.

New Resources: SciVal & Scopus

SciVal and Scopus are Now Available from the GS Libraries! 


SciVal provides access to the research performance of over 24,400 research institutions and their associated researchers from 234 nations worldwide. SciVal allows you to visualize your organization’s research performance, benchmark it against peers, and identify emerging research trends. For more information about SciVal, including login instructions, see here.

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Scopus is a multidisciplinary abstract and citation database with comprehensive coverage of scientific, technical, medical and social sciences literature. Scopus covers 330 disciplines to ensure researchers, instructors, librarians and students have confidence that they are not missing out on the vital information they need to advance their research and scholarship. To learn more about Scopus, see here.

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For more information about these powerful new resources, Ask Us!

Faculty Profiles Update

SelectedWorks Profiles Migrating to ‘Georgia Southern Scholars’ this Summer and Fall

Elsevier is sunsetting all SelectedWorks profiles on December 31, 2024, after which Georgia Southern’s SelectedWorks Profiles and content will no longer be accessible. In response, the GS Libraries are migrating all Georgia Southern affiliated SelectedWorks profiles to the Elsevier Pure platform this summer and fall. The new platform will be called Georgia Southern Scholars. For more information and updates, see here.

If you have any questions or concerns about this change, email

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News from ICPSR

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The ICPSR Summer Program: Your home for learning statistics and quantitative methods

Every year ICPSR offers two General Sessions. The dates of our 2024 sessions are:

  • First Session: Monday, June 10-Friday, July 5, 2024
  • Second Session: Monday, July 8-Friday, August 2, 2024

General Sessions are offered in a dual-mode format: In-person (on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor), livestream synchronous via Zoom, and asynchronous videos. All participants have extended online access to lecture recordings and course materials through December 31, 2024. Learn more here:

Topical workshops also are available: 

From May through August, the ICPSR Summer Program offers more than 40 topical workshops. ICPSR Summer Program topical workshops feature instruction in a specific statistical technique or research method over the period of a week or two, with either 20 or 40 classroom contact hours. We offer topical workshops in a range of subjects, including machine learning, mixed methods, causal inference, quantitative methods to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion, and more here: 

News from ICPSR:

Recent Data Releases and Data Brunch, ICPSR's podcast:

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