Bryan Sinclair

Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Associate Dean for Public Services, Georgia State University Library


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What's happening

new - digATL portal - featuring projects, collections, data, etc. about the Atlanta metro area produced at GSU.

our GSU Student Library Advisory Council is always looking for interested students

GSU Library speaker series - Data in the ATL

I contributed to this research report - Big Data Infrastructure at the Crossroads: Support Needs and Challenges for Universities, Ithaka S+R, 2021

new from GSU Library's Research Data Services - Data Ready! Badges 

grant - me as PI and Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh as Co-PI - Public Interest Data Literacy (‘PIDLit’): Preparing a Stronger and More Diverse Pipeline of Students Pursuing Careers in Data Science, Public Interest Technology University Network Challenge, 2021. Award Amount: $150,681

co-presenter/co-host - "Defining Data Literacy for First-Year College Students." Webinar hosted by New America/Public Interest Technology University Network with colleagues from GSU, NC State, and U of Cincinnati, 3/31/2021. Video here

presentation - CNI Digital Scholarship Planning 2020 Series.  Space and Place with Greg Raschke (NCSU) -"Flexibility in Design: Anticipating That Your Space, Priorities, and Program Will Change," 10/06/2020.  Video here

presentation - EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. "Data in the ATL: Linking Campus, Community, and Career with Data Science," 10/27/2020.  Video archived in ScholarWorks @ GSU

new digital project from GSU Library - The Sprawling of Atlanta: Visualizing Metropolitan Area Change, 1940s to Present

our viz wall in CURVE recently got a facelift. What is CURVE?

Past writings, presentations, misc.

paper - Building Capacity for Digital Humanities: A Framework for Institutional Planning. ECAR + CNI working group, 05/30/2017

report - 7 Things You Should Know About Video Walls, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative, 12/01/2017

presentation (vimeo) - Engaging Students in Reimagined Spaces: Successful Peer Mentor Programs and Experiences  - w/Renee Reaume (U of Calgary), Jessica Elam-Handloff and Tim Mensa (NCSU), Designing Libraries 6 Conference, 09/18/2017 

presentation (vimeo) - Expanding Research Data Services - More Than Data Management Plans  - w/Mandy Swygart-Hobaugh (GSU) and Michele Claibourn (UVa), CNI Fall 2016 Meeting, 12/13/2016

article w/art historian Glenn Gunhouse - "The Promise of Virtual Reality in Higher Education," EDUCAUSE Review, 03/07/2016 (Editors' Pick and 2016 Top 10 article!)

webinar (YouTube) - "What’s In a Name: What Do You Call Your Digital Scholarship Center?" ACRL Digital Scholarship Centers Interest Group presentation  - w/Justin Schell (U-M Library), 03/30/2016

presentation (vimeo) - Visualization on the Big Screen: Hands-on Immersive Environments Designed for Student and Faculty Collaboration (38:10) - w/Jill Sexton (UNC-CH) and Joe Hurley (GSU), CNI Spring 2015 Meeting, Seattle

presentation - A Tale of Two Centers: Incubators for Digital Scholarship at Emory and Georgia State  - w/Wayne Morse (Emory), Chase Lovellette (Emory), and Krista Graham (GSU), EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Indianapolis, 2015

presentation - Interactive Visualization: Video Walls for Collaborative Research and Discovery (Snapshot of CURVE),  DLF Forum, Atlanta, 2014

article - "The University Library as Incubator for Digital Scholarship," EDUCAUSE Review, 06/30/2014 (Editors' Pick)

presentation - w/Joe Hurley. "Digital Atlanta: Engaging Students with Their Local Environment," EDUCAUSE Southeast Regional Conference, Atlanta, 2013 | .pptx slides

news item - "GSU Library Promotes Open Access to New Faculty," Library Journal, Sept. 13, 2012

presentation - w/Jennifer Jones. “Tapping into Student Feedback: Instant Surveying with a Tablet," Mobile Learning: Beyond Content Delivery Innovation Showcase, EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, 2012 | .pptx slides

article - w/Jennifer Jones. "Assessment on the Go: Surveying Students With an iPad," Journal of Library Innovation 2, no. 2 (2011): 22-35 | download via SelectedWorks

article - “The University Library: Your Partner in Teaching and Learning,” Center for Teaching and Learning Newsletter (Georgia State University), Spring 2011, 1+ | download via SelectedWorks

article - "The Blended Librarian in the Learning Commons: New Skills for the Blended Library," College & Research Libraries News, October 2009, 504-507+ | .pdf

article - "Commons 2.0: Library Spaces Designed for Collaborative Learning," EDUCAUSE Quarterly 30, no. 4 (2007): 4-6

Side projects, music sites from way back ... (thanks, Wayback Machine)

East Coast Piedmont Blues - bio-bibliography and research guide on Piedmont blues musicians (Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia primarily) compiled by former students

Art of the Blues - archived syllabus for my Intro Colloquium course at UNC Asheville

Mississippi Records Illustrated Discography - documenting releases from the independent record label through 2010

North Carolina Jazz Musicians - bio-bibliography and research guide; a portion originally published in North Carolina Libraries

Worthy causes

My computer donates spare processing power to help solve world problems and yours can too. Learn more at World Community Grid.

Consider donating to the Internet Archive. Essential.

Help ensure that the sounds and recordings of our past are preserved . Donate to Dust-to-Digital.

Become a Guardian of the Groove by supporting WWOZ, New Orleans jazz and heritage radio

Unless noted otherwise, assume a CC NC-BY-SA 4.0 license for anything written or made by me.