Due to the forecasted snow, Gelman and Eckles libraries will close at midnight tonight.
Hours for both buildings on Thursday will be determined based on the university's official operating status. Please the check the Campus Advisories website for more information about GW's operating status.
Due to the predicted snow storm tonight, the University Libraries is cancelling our overnight hours. Mullen Library will close at 10 P.M. on Wednesday, February 12.
Post expires at 8:00am on Thursday February 13th, 2014
The GW Division of Information Technology will be performing emergency maintenance at 2am Wednesday morning (tonight). Public PC computers will be unavailable in Gelman during this maintenance. Gelman PCs could be unavailable for up to 90 minutes. Please use Macs in The Lab and on the Entrance Floor during this outage.
Wednesday, Feb. 12
Noon - 1:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 702
Join us for a panel discussion of this important and emerging interdisciplinary field. Scholars and experts from multiple disciplines, as well as government and industry, will address topics related to research, authorship, and publishing.
Part of the ongoing series Strategies for Interdisciplinary Publishing Success, brought to you by the GW Libraries in collaboration with the Office of the Vice-President for Research, the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library, and the Jacob Burns Law Library.
Thinking Beyond the Bottle: Annual Kogod Case Competition Focuses on FIJI Water and Corporate Social Responsibility
February 27, 2014
Gelman, Room 702
Please RSVP for this free event
Join Bruce Rosenstein, Managing Editor of Leader to Leader and author of the new McGraw-Hill book Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: Developing and Applying a Forward Focused Mindset, for the presentation Create Your Future the Peter Drucker Way: A Leadership
Bruce's presentation will focus on:
1. How to create a future-focused mindset (Build a better tomorrow by taking steps today)
2. Determining the future that has already happened (Look for clues in the past to forecast the future)
3. Becoming your own successor (Keep yourself in demand and in control of your destiny)
4. Shaping the future of your organization (Go beyond the planning stage and create real change)
5. Building your future beyond your current workplace (Identify key challenges & opportunities in all areas of life)
Bruce will focus on how current and aspiring leaders can work toward a better tomorrow individually, organizationally and for their professions. His talk will hold great relevance for knowledge workers in business, nonprofits, government and academia.
There will be a book signing after the presentation.
The future is too important to be left to chance; participate in this important event as you create your own future!
As the Sochi Olympics begin, the world is focused on Russia and its culture. Dr. Mark Yoffe, curator of the International Counterculture Archive at Gelman Library and Slavic Languages Specialist in the GRC, has been busy sharing his expertise in Soviet/Russian music and art.
Washington Post: Russian posters give powerful internal critique of Sochi Olympics
Want to leanr more? The Global Resources Center currently hosts a display of selections from the Samizdat Archives on the 7th floor of Gelman Library.
Mason ITU network engineers will reconfigure the campus firewall on Sunday, February 9, from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Departmental servers hosted in the Aquia data center will be unavailable while they work on the firewall.
This directly affects many library systems and access to online resources. Please note: The main library website (library.gmu.edu) and off-campus access via the proxy server (mutex.gmu.edu) to restricted databases and e-journals will be DOWN until the work is completed. inPrimo will continue to function but it cannot connect off-campus users to subscription content until the Mason campus firewall work is finished. Mason Libraries’ catalog will not be affected.