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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 - October/November 2023

Upcoming Workshops

Upcoming Workshops in October

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:

[If you missed the workshops on Author Metrics and Impact on Oct. 4th & 5th, slides are available on request. Please contact the Digital Scholarship Librarian, Beth Burnett at]

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

If you missed our workshops on SciENcv and need to create a biosketch for an upcoming grant application, particularly for NSF or NIH, please contact Jeff Mortimore, or Ruth Baker, to schedule an individual consultation.

GS Authors Lounge Update for 2023


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Georgia Southern University faculty, staff, students and alumni can continue to identify their works from 2023 for recognition in the 2024 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.

OER Newsletter - October 2023

New Services from Clarivate

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Researcher Profiles

Web of Science Researcher Profiles help you raise your visibility in the worldwide research community. In a few easy steps you can share a complete view of your achievements to attract collaborators and funders. Since the GS Libraries license the Web of Science, you can create your Researcher Profile at no cost to you. Click the link above to find out how to create your profile or contact Ruth Baker, Scholarly Communications Librarian at:

News from ICPSR


ICPSR is excited to announce the recipients of the 2023 Flanigan, Miller, and Simmons Awards: 

  • The Flanigan Award recipient for 2023, James A. Jacobs, is a Data Services Librarian Emeritus, from the University of California, San Diego.
  • The Miller Award recipient for 2023, Katharine G. Abraham, is a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland.
  • The Simmons Award recipient for 2023 is the Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior (also known as the Surveys of Consumers), led by Director and Chief Economist Joanne W. Hsu. 

The 2023 ICPSR Awards were presented on Thursday, Oct. 5, 2023, at the awards banquet during the 2023 ICPSR Biennial Meeting


News from ICPSR:

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

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