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ABOUT PRESERVATION - guides for taking care of your personal heritage
by Larissa Smith - Last Updated Feb 22, 2017
Proper care and maintenance of your family heirlooms and works of art will ensure that they are available for future generations to enjoy.
Accounting
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Addiction Studies
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Art
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
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Biology
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 26, 2017
Borrowing books through I-Share
by Diane Nadler - Last Updated Oct 1, 2014
Directions on creating your IShare account, borrowing books and renewing them.
Brazil
by Diane Nadler - Last Updated Jan 19, 2017
Information about Brazil.
BSW and MSW Library Orientation
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Jun 6, 2015
This libguide will present the basics of literature searching and article retrieval, writing resources, and basic reference books such as the Encyclopedia of Social Work.
Business - General
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Feb 21, 2014
General business databases, indexes to Business literature. Please see also LibGuides for Accounting, Management and Marketing, Economics, Finance, Health Administration, and Public Administration.
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Careers & Employment Outlook
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Nov 7, 2017
This LibGuide provides information about career and employment related resources that might be of interest to students and to the entire university community.
CHEM 505
by Nancy Shlaes - Last Updated May 7, 2009
Chemistry
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 26, 2017
Children's Literature Resources
by Linda Geller - Last Updated Nov 25, 2009
Clinical Preceptor Orientation
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Nov 17, 2016
Intro to the GSU Library and services for Clinical Preceptors! Thank you for serving our students!
Communication Disorders
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Communications and Training
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Oct 1, 2014
Community Health
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
GSU Library Resources for the BHS in Community Health degree program.
Computer Science
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 18, 2017
Counseling
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
Criminal Justice
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
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Database Tutorials and Guides
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 30, 2015
Links to videos and tutorials on how to use online library databases.
Databases A-Z (Electronic Resources)
by LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Nov 9, 2017
Comprehensive list of abstract or full text databases and other electronic resources (online handbooks, encyclopedias, single online journals, streaming videos, etc.)
Dr. Jon Carlson Donation
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Feb 23, 2017
A bibliography of items generously gifted by Dr. Jon Carlson (Fall 2011)
DVD and RealStreaming Media CHHS
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated May 8, 2012
A list of recent acquisitions in DVD
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E-Books at the Governors State University Library
by Paul Blobaum, Lynn DiMaggio, Linda Geller - Last Updated Feb 11, 2015
A master guide to locating and accessing e-books at the GSU Library.
E-books/Online Encyclopedias and Handbooks
by LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Mar 9, 2015
Listing of available E-books collections as well as individual e-books, online encyclopedias and handbooks
Economics
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Aug 2, 2017
Education
by Linda Geller - Last Updated Jul 12, 2017
Endnote Online (Endnote Basic) GSU
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 8, 2017
English Language and Literature
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Nov 9, 2017
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Finance
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Fine and Performing Arts
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
For Profit Colleges and Universities - Issues and Concerns
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Nov 2, 2011
Selected web sites, newspaper articles, journal articles, films, and books about recent issues with for-profit (especially online) higher education.
Free Open Access Streaming Video
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 2, 2017
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GSU History
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Oct 11, 2017
GSU Library Electronic Resources Access Troubleshooting
by LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Nov 9, 2017
Assistance for access issues with library Electronic resources.
GSU Library Renovation 2014
by Diane Nadler - Last Updated Apr 23, 2014
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Health Administration
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Health Policy Process
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Sep 12, 2017
NURS7182 Health Care Policy & Nursing, and DNP8187Nursing Policy, Power, and Politics - Resources pages
Humanities
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Aug 17, 2011
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Innovator
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 8, 2017
This guide provides information about the Innovator, GSU's first student newspaper, published between 1972 and 2000.
Interdisciplinary Studies
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
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Library Computer and Guest Policy
by Diane Nadler - Last Updated May 16, 2014
Library computers and Internet access are provided for research and class assignments. Computer users are responsible for knowing and following the policies below as appropriate.
Library Group Study Rooms Reservation
by LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Nov 14, 2017
Group Study Rooms FOR CURRENT GSU STUDENTS ONLY
Library Instruction and Workshops
by Linda Geller - Last Updated Nov 16, 2017
Library Tutorials
by Governors State University Library Reference - Last Updated Jan 25, 2017
The tutorials located below cover most of the resources, software, and technology available at the GSU Library.
Literature and Language
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Aug 17, 2011
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Management and Marketing
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 31, 2014
Mathematics
by Cynthia Romanowski - Last Updated Oct 20, 2017
Here are listed key resources for finding information (research) in mathematics
MIS
by Cynthia Romanowski - Last Updated Oct 20, 2017
Model United Nations -- Jamaica
by Jacklyn Egolf - Last Updated Sep 28, 2015
Resources for participants in the GSU Model UN
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Newspapers
by Cynthia Romanowski, LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Nov 7, 2017
GSU owned newspapers
Nursing
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Oct 11, 2017
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Occupational Therapy
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
One Book, One University: Hamilton
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 8, 2017
Beginning in Fall 2016, Governors State University will be using the libretto of Hamilton: The Revolution to explore the topic of Alexander Hamilton and how his life relates to current themes.
Open Access Journals and the Illinois Open Access to Research Articles Act
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 4, 2016
Learn about Open Access Scholarly Publishing, and the Illinois law signed by Governor Quinn in August 2013.
OPUS - The Open Portal for University Scholarship @ GSU - Information and Updates
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 6, 2015
The OPUS digital repository publishes and preserves GSU's scholarly output. It also hosts journals, magazines, books, conference proceedings, theses, research data, and other university related publications.
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Philosophy
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Aug 17, 2011
Physical Therapy
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Political and Justice Studies
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
Predatory Publishing and Spamferences
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Sep 23, 2016
How to distinguish between reputable scholarly publishing and presentation venues, and those who are considered predatory and questionable quality.
Psychology
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
Public Administration
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Feb 15, 2014
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Reference on the Web
by Diane Nadler - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Religion
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Apr 6, 2017
Research Guide to Biotechnology
by Michel Nguessan - Last Updated Jan 26, 2017
This guide is a starting point for looking up research information. The resources are listed by degree of importance and ease of use.
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Social Sciences
by Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Sep 26, 2017
Social Work
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Aug 28, 2017
Standard Precautions
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Dec 15, 2014
Standard Precautions, University Precautions, Bloodborne Pathogens. All refer to the infection control standards of the CDC and OSHA. GSU provides training on these standards on the Citi Training platform, on the web.
Streaming Video Collection
by LaShaunda Williams-Ware - Last Updated Nov 9, 2017
List of available streaming videos, single titles as well as collections
Subject Handouts in GSU Library
by Larissa Smith - Last Updated Feb 28, 2014
Sustainability
by Swati Wagh - Last Updated Apr 22, 2017
This is a short guide to the definition of sustainability, how Green House Gases, Global Warming affects sustainability of every walk of life.
System Reform in Illinois
by Paul Blobaum, Josh Sopiarz - Last Updated Feb 23, 2012
Billions in debt and the mental health, medicaid, pension, and criminal justice systems in crisis, Illinois faces its biggest challenge of the century.
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The Creative Woman
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Mar 8, 2017
The Cyber Comic Books/Graphic Novels & Superhero Cinema Society
by John DeYoung - Last Updated Oct 11, 2016
The Comic Books/ Graphic Novels & Superhero Cinema Society is a group of students, staff and faculty members who get together to discuss comics and comic based films and the implications it has on our society.
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University Archives
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Jul 25, 2017
The Governors State University Archives houses historical institutional and regional materials.
University Library Exhibits
by Larissa Smith - Last Updated Aug 30, 2017
University Library exhibits are established in order to promote its collections holdings, current GSU and University Library events and to provide other educational information.
University Records Management
by Jacklyn Egolf - Last Updated May 26, 2016
In accordance with the State Records Act (5 ILCS 160/1), all departments within the university are required to maintain a schedule of agency records from their creation to their approved disposition.
UPI Portfolio Workshop
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Dec 20, 2011
Tips and examples of successful documentation of teaching, services, and research/scholarship.
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Webinars - How to Use the Library!
by Paul Blobaum - Last Updated Feb 12, 2014
These recorded webinars will show you how to conduct literature searches and locate materials in the library and request items from our resource sharing partners.
 

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