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Welcome, Mason Nation!

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:38

Happy New (School) Year! Mason Libraries faculty and staff at Fenwick Library, Gateway Library, Arlington Campus Library, and Mercer Library/Prince William welcome you to the Libraries and the University. We look forward to working with you on your papers, projects and other research needs…just ask! We’re at your fingertips!

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TextSelect: Required Textbooks on Reserve

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 16:30

Mason Libraries’ TextSelect program provides required course textbooks for required classes. Textbooks priced more than $50.00 are purchased by the libraries. This popular collection now includes required textbooks for the following 100, 200, 300 & 400 level required courses:

  • Required General Education classes
  • Required School of Business classes
  • Required Conflict Resolution classes
  • Required Economics classes
  • Required Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Health and Nursing classes

TextSelect also includes selected textbooks under $50.00 as well as selected graduate-level textbooks for these programs (above). TextSelect textbooks are placed on 2-hour reserve in the Gateway Library, located in the Johnson Center, Fairfax Campus. Check the the Mason Libraries Catalog or the Course Reserve Catalog to find TextSelect textbooks on reserve. Students may also suggest a textbook purchase.

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Hamilton Selected for International Staff Exchange

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:47

On August 8, Jennifer Smith Hamilton, Gifts Coordinator, was selected as one of two University staff members to participate in George Mason’s Global Professional Staff Exchange Program. The program provides an international professional development exchange experience for staff that will enhance global awareness, encourage cross-cultural perspectives, and broaden professional expertise through direct in-service experience. Jennifer will work abroad for a week at the University of Basel, Switzerland. Read more

 

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Course Reserves Changes: Fall 2014

Thu, 08/07/2014 - 18:45

During the summer, Mason Libraries developed and implemented a new course reserves process to better serve Mason students and faculty. The goals are to simplify student access to e-Reserves, to streamline the reserve request process for faculty, and to provide a more consistent course reserve experience across all campuses. Changes include:

  • Students now access their e-Reserves directly through their course pages on Blackboard.
  • Faculty now place all course reserve requests through ILLiad.
  • More detailed information for faculty on using the new process 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
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August Intersession Hours

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

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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New Research Resources: July 2014

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

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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Fenwick Construction Alert: Elevator Work

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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Visual Arts–Exhibitions–Mason Libraries Staff.

Tue, 07/29/2014 - 16:42

Selected Works celebrates the creative pursuits of various Mason Libraries’ staff members. Photography, watercolors, oil painting, sculpture, lampwork and graphic design are featured in this new exhibit in Fenwick Gallery. The exhibit features selected works created by Theresa Calcagno, Volgenau School of Engineering Liaison Librarian; Jamie Coniglio, Head, Research Services Department, Fenwick; Pierre Davis, Ordering Coordinator, Technical Services Group; Kim Edwards, Information Analyst, Technical Services Group; Deb Hogan, Executive Assistant, Dean of Libraries; Lynn Kelly, Fiscal Coordinator, Access Services; Tricia Mackenzie, Head, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group; Victoria Martin, Life Sciences Librarian, Mercer; Meaghan O’Malley, Ordering Coordinator, Technical Services Group; Vittoria Perrone, Electronic Reserves Coordinator, Access Services, and Andrew Stevens, Web Services Librarian, Digital Programs & Services. Curated by Jenna Rinalducci, Art & Visual Technology Librarian, Deb Hogan and Pierre Davis, Selected Works is on display in Fenwick Gallery now through August. Check it out!

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New Fenwick Gallery Exhibit: Selected Works

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 06:30

Selected Works celebrates the creative pursuits of various Mason Libraries’ staff members. Photography, watercolors, oil painting, sculpture, lampwork and graphic design are featured in this new exhibit in Fenwick Gallery. The exhibit features selected works created by Theresa Calcagno, Volgenau School of Engineering Liaison Librarian; Jamie Coniglio, Head, Research Services Department, Fenwick; Pierre Davis, Ordering Coordinator, Technical Services Group; Kim Edwards, Information Analyst, Technical Services Group; Deb Hogan, Executive Assistant, Dean of Libraries; Lynn Kelly, Fiscal Coordinator, Access Services; Tricia Mackenzie, Head, Resource Description & Metadata Services, Technical Services Group; Victoria Martin, Life Sciences Librarian, Mercer; Meaghan O’Malley, Ordering Coordinator, Technical Services Group; Vittoria Perrone, Electronic Reserves Coordinator, Access Services, and Andrew Stevens, Web Services Librarian, Digital Programs & Services. Curated by Jenna Rinalducci, Art & Visual Technology Librarian, Deb Hogan and Pierre Davis, Selected Works is on display in Fenwick Gallery now through August.

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New Research Resources: June 2014

Tue, 07/08/2014 - 18:25

New online resources added to George Mason University Libraries’ collections are posted monthly: June 2014 e-Resources. 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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BrowZine for iPhone now available

Mon, 07/07/2014 - 03:54

BrowZine for iPhone is now available – expanding the ways you can use BrowZine to find, read and follow your favorite journals! With the new release, you have the option to create a BrowZine Account. If you already have BrowZine installed on your iPhone and iPad, you may now “sync” your My Bookshelf contents. If you add a journal to My Bookshelf or clear a new article notice from your iPad, it will automatically appear on your iPhone. Learn more about BrowZine!

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