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Marymount Service Day to Help Foster Students on Aug. 23

Marymount University - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 23:31
Marymount Service Day to Help Foster Students on Aug. 23
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August Intersession Hours

George Mason University - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:50

Mason Libraries open hours will change August 8 – August 24 for the intersession.

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Database Maintenance: Wiley Online Library & The Cochrane Library

George Mason University - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 19:46

On Saturday, August 9, access to the Wiley Online Library and The Cochrane Library will be disrupted for maintenance from 5:00 am – 9:00 am. [Vendor Notice]

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Does Family Stunt Women’s Political Ambition?

American University News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 15:20
New research from AU’s Jennifer Lawless  debunks myth that traditional family structures and roles contribute to women’s lower political ambition
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Get to Know the People Behind the Scenes at AU Library

American University News - Wed, 08/06/2014 - 14:31
The first article in a series of profiles, sharing the secret lives of our Library personnel. This profile takes a look at Music Library Coordinator, Sam Reggio—and his secret life as a vinyl collector and music enthusiast.
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Faculty Tackle Ethics, Entrepreneurship and More at AEJMC 2014

American University News - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 11:02
SOC faculty share expertise and award winning papers at key industry conference this week.
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New Research Resources: July 2014

George Mason University - Tue, 08/05/2014 - 05:23

Check out the new online resources added to George Mason University Libraries’ collections in July 2014. You can also search for all recently added items via the Mason Classic Catalog. Mason students, faculty and staff are welcome to suggest library purchases.

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InfoGuides Upgrade August 8

George Mason University - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 12:58

On Friday, August 8, George Mason University Libraries will migrate the InfoGuides to a new and improved platform which will help us organize and deliver more useful content to you.
Please note that the InfoGuides may be down for part of the day on August 8. Additionally, you may find broken links during the transition process. Access to the Libraries’ catalogs, databases, ejournals, etc. will NOT be affected by this migration. Thank you for your patience during this project.

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Library Services for GW Faculty: An Orientation

The George Washington University - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:41
August 4, 2014

Tuesday, August 19 at 10 am -or-
Thursday, August 21 at 9 am

Learn about course reserves, Interlibrary Loan, remote access to journals and databases, and other library services at GW. Discover how librarians can help you by obtaining materials for our library collections, providing research instruction for your students, and consulting with you about your own research. Talk with librarians and library staff about the resources available for your research and teaching.

Each workshop will last about an hour, with plenty of time for your questions. Sign up now at go.gwu.edu/1qr to reserve your space! 

Getting a Jump-Start

American University News - Mon, 08/04/2014 - 11:24
Community of Scholars program gives high school students a taste of college.
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Crack Open a Classic

American University News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 15:40
Summer is the ideal time to pick up a book that you never finished—or always meant to read. If you are looking for some great summer reading recommendations, the Library has got you covered. Check out these suggestions from Library personnel.
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Start Smart: Graduate Student Library Orientations

The George Washington University - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 11:40
August 1, 2014

Start your graduate career off right by attending a library orientation!  Learn about GW Libraries, and its collections, and discover resources in your discipline.  Tours will be offered at the end of the session.

Five orientation sessions are available:
Friday, August 15  from 11am - 12pm
Friday, August 22  from 2 - 3pm, 3 - 4pm, 4 - 5pm or 5 - 6pm

Please RSVP at go.gwu.edu/LibStart




Professor’s Book Examines Terror Authorization Act

American University News - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:51
Professor Shoon Murray’s new book The Terror Authorization: the History and Politics of the 2001 AUMF, asks whether it is time to repeal the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF) act and explores how two presidents have used this "war" authority.
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New Metro Line Serves Marymount’s Reston Center

Marymount University - Fri, 08/01/2014 - 00:56
New Metro Line Serves Marymount’s Reston Center
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STEP Students Connect with Alumni on Capitol Hill

American University News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:10
The summer program is giving freshmen career goals even before their first semester.
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Targeting the Brain to Treat Obesity

American University News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:41
AU researchers say therapies should focus on areas of memory and learning.
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2014 Israel Writing Award

American University News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:25
Phoebe Bradford won the 2014 Center for Israel Studies Israel Writing Award.
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Creative Writing Alumni Win Accolades and Awards

American University News - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 11:10
Alumni Abdul Ali is the latest MFA graduate honored for his work.
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Fenwick Construction Alert: Elevator Work

George Mason University - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 21:19

Construction crews are scheduled to work on Fenwick Library elevators August 4 – 15. The construction company will shut down and work on the Wing C elevators first. Once completed, the construction crew will shut down and work on the Wing B elevators. This job is expected to be completed by Friday, August 15.

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