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Go global – with Rosetta Stone

George Mason University - Fri, 05/27/2016 - 13:38

Mason Libraries offer 24/7 online access to Rosetta Stone, the premier software for language learning. Acquire a new language or brush up your skills: reading, writing, speaking, and listening as well as grammar and vocabulary.

  • Thirty languages available: Arabic. Chinese (Mandarin). Dari. Dutch. English (American). English (British). Filipino (Tagalog). French. German. Greek. Hebrew. Hindi. Indonesian. Irish. Italian. Japanese. Korean. Latin. Pashto. Persian (Farsi). Polish. Portuguese (Brazil). Russian. Spanish (Latin America). Spanish (Spain). Swahili. Swedish. Turkish. Urdu. Vietnamese.
  • Free access to this Mason Libraries’ database for Mason students, faculty and staff.
  • Users must create a free login account to access Mason Libraries’ Rosetta Stone language collection.

login. learn. library.gmu.edu/rosetta


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How I Netted a Filmmaking Job in the Keys

American University News - Thu, 05/26/2016 - 00:00
Alum David Ruck shares how he was able to land a job in the Florida Keys doing exactly what he wants -make amazing films.
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First Annual Video Art Awards Announced

American University News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:00
AU festival highlights video work of 37 students.
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Embracing Diversity

American University News - Tue, 05/24/2016 - 00:00
At the Kogod School of Business, an international experience is not just a possibility. It’s a given. "I've met students from many different countries," says Ajay Shah, BSBA ’16. "People from all over the world come to study here."
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American University News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
White paper for the tax compliance challenges of small business operations
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Lih Receives National Archives Archivist Award

American University News - Mon, 05/23/2016 - 00:00
Lih is a vocal and passionate advocate for the benefit of using web-based tools to spread public knowledge.
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SPA Undergrad Wins Public Service Scholarship

American University News - Thu, 05/19/2016 - 00:00
AU’s Washington College of Law has awarded Haley Hawkins SPA/BA ‘16 a PIPS (Public Interest-Public Service) scholarship: full tuition for the three years of law school.
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Eckles Library Closed on Wednesday, May 18

The George Washington University - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 09:42
May 18, 2016

Eckles Library will be closed all day on Wednesday, May 18.

We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this closure. If you need research assistance, please contact the Gelman Library Ask Us Desk. If you have questions about checking out or renewing books or about accessing books from other schools, please contact the Gelman Library Check Out Desk at (202) 944-6840. 

Workshop to explore role of female fighters in modern conflicts

American University News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
On May 26, the School of International Service (SIS) will host a workshop called “The Measurement and Conceptualization of Female Combatants” from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Abramson Family Founder’s Room.
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Build Relationships. Not JUST Connections

American University News - Wed, 05/18/2016 - 00:00
For AU student Danyal Sheikh, success does not depend on other people. It comes from within.
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Dominguez Distills Science with President Obama for DNews

American University News - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:00
School of Communication alumnus Trace Dominguez has built a huge following as a science communicator for Discovery.
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AU 2030: Katie DeCicco-Skinner

American University News - Tue, 05/17/2016 - 00:00
For this biology professor, cancer research is academic and personal.
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Gelman & Eckles Closed for Memorial Day

The George Washington University - Mon, 05/16/2016 - 09:32
May 16, 2016

Gelman and Eckles will be closed Sunday, May 29, and Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Gelman will close at 6 pm on Saturday, May 28 and reopen at 7am on Tuesday, May 31.

Eckles will close at 5pm on Friday, May 27 and reopen at 9am on Tuesday, May 31.

AU Alumni Recruit and Welcome New Students

American University News - Fri, 05/13/2016 - 00:00
A mix of traditional and innovative engagement opportunities offer many ways to connect with new students.
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FenRen 2016: Renovation Projects

George Mason University - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 16:32

Two major renovation and move projects are set for Fenwick Library this summer. Starting on May 16, Floors 2B and 2C will be closed for remodeling to accomodate expanding library services, collections and programs. What’s happening?

  • Floors 2B and 2C will be closed to the public.
  • Music Collection & Services remains open in Gateway Library until they are relocated to Fenwick 2B later this summer.
  • Data Services is temporarily located in 4607 Fenwick and will move to remodeled 2C space as a key part of Fenwick’s new Digital Scholarship Center later this summer.

The work and moves are expected to be completed by Fall Semester 2016.

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Mason Libraries Summer Hours

George Mason University - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 15:13

Welcome, summer students! Mason Libraries Summer Session hours for Fairfax, Arlington and the Science + Technology Campuses are posted. Virtual Reference service hours are also online.


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WRLC Newsletter, May 2016

WRLC Newsletter - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 08:02

Gaudeamus igitur!

George Mason University - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 09:51

Congratulations and best wishes to all Spring 2016 graduates from the George Mason University Libraries. Excelsior!

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Alumna honored for excellence in education

American University News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:00
Jessica Cunningham CAS/MAT ’03 is a rising star in the KIPP DC school system.
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Salute to the Class of 2016

American University News - Wed, 05/11/2016 - 00:00
American University welcomes more than 3,000 new alumni to the Alumni Association.
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