Mason Students, it’s time for The Great Gateway Giveaway! Win the exclusive use of a Deluxe Library Study Room in Gateway Library (Johnson Center) during Final Exams, December 7-16. How do you enter The Great Gateway Giveaway? Like us at facebook.com/gatewaylib and/or follow us on Twitter @gatewaylib. One very lucky Mason student winner will be drawn from our Likes and Followers on December 5, 2014. Questions? Contact Jason Byrd, email@example.com. Good luck to one and all!
Need NIH funding but haven't won the Nobel Prize?
Think NIH and NSF are passing on the most cutting edge research by early-career scientists?
Find out at this panel discussion what you can do to get your innovative and creative projects funded.
Tuesday, Dec. 9
Gelman, Room 702
Noon– Dr. Benjamin McNeil
1pm – Panel Discussion
Join us as we explore alternative models for funding promising research. Oceanographer Ben McNeal will address:
his new platform, Thinkable.org;
the power of crowdfunding; and
direct engagement with the public.
Afterwards, he and a panel of fellow experts will discuss other funding models, including changes to peer-review systems and foundation funding.
Panelists will include:
Benjamin McNeil, Professor of Oceanography, University of New South Wales and founder of Thinkable.org
Jennifer Wisdom, GW Associate Vice President for Research
Johan Bollen, Associate Professor, Indiana University School of Informatics and Computing
Tracy Sullivan, Senior Associate Director of Development, GW Libraries
Moderated by Ryan Watkins, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership, GW GSEHD and founder of WeShareScience.org
This program is co-sponsored by GW Libraries and the Collaborative Science Network. It is open and requires no registration.
Mason Libraries’ new course reserves process simplifies student access to e-Reserves and provides consistent course reserve service across all campuses. Didn’t use Course Reserves for Fall 2014 classes but will in Spring 2015? Some changes include:
- Faculty now place all course reserve requests through ILLiad.
- Students now access their e-Reserves directly through their course pages on Blackboard.
More detailed information for faculty on using the Course Reserve service is available at Course Reserves (Instructors).
Questions? Need assistance? Please contact your campus reserves staff:
- Nicholas Hofmann or Vittoria Perrone (Fairfax)
- 703-993-9043, ereserve @ gmu.edu
- Richard Plaskus (Prince William)
- 703-993-7539, pwlres @ gmu.edu
- Jane Zhang (Arlington)
- 703-993-8229, aclres @ gmu.edu
Please note that the Special Collections Research Center will close at 5pm on Wednesday, November 26 and will not reopen until Monday, Decembe