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Mason Libraries’ Recommended Reads collection consists of approximately 700 recent fiction and non-fiction books. Housed in Gateway Library (located in the Johnson Center), these titles are favorably reviewed by National Public Radio, The New York Times, and other reputable sources. Recommended Reads have a three week borrowing period; books may be renewed once. Browse the collection, check a few out – and relax between some covers!
You are cordially invited to attend the opening reception for Picturing the Eastern Front: Postcards and Watercolors from the Gustav Klemp World War I German Graphic Materials Collection on Tuesday, February 20, 12:30 p.m., in Special Collections and Archives, Room C-214 Fenwick Library.
Picturing the Eastern Front: Postcards and Watercolors from the Gustav Klemp World War I German Graphic Materials Collection highlights selections from Special Collections and Archives’ collection of almost 120 postcards, original watercolors, and sketches by trained artist and World War I German Army medic Gustav Klemp. Klemp’s postcards and artwork provide firsthand insight into some of the most well-known offensives on the Eastern Front during the Great War. The images also illustrate what daily life was like for millions of soldiers and military staff, from Christmas celebrations in bunkers to soldiers being deloused. The exhibition runs February – April 2015.For more information, contact Special Collections and Archives at 703-993-2220.
- Visit the Gateway Library “Get Stuff Done” exhibit
- Take a picture of yourself and/or your friends with one of the campus resources found in the Gateway Library “Get Stuff Done” exhibit
- Photograph must be taken by a Mason student or include a Mason student(s) in the image.
- Post the picture and tag Gateway Library on social media (Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram)
- Use #gmugetstuffdone
- Mason students may enter more than once, although each entry must be with a different resource.
- Entries must be received before Noon (EST), February 13, 2015.
- Only one prize will be awarded. Entries with multiple eligible participants will share the prize among the participants.
- Movie party must be scheduled with a Gateway Library staff member in advance, date/time is subject to room availability. Movie must adhere to the university guidelines for responsible use of technology.
Need more information? Contact Allison O’Connor, 703-993-9055.
George Mason University Libraries keeps you up to date with the latest research in your field with these journal tools. With JournalTOCs, you can stay abreast of the latest journal publications.When published, JournalTOCs sends you an email with the table of contents of the latest journal issues you’ve selected to follow. Learn more about using JournalTOCs.
BrowZine delivers issues of scholarly journals to your iPad, iPhone, Android tablet or smartphone. Encompassing a wide range of publishers, BrowZine includes many journal backfiles dating back 10-15 years. The BrowZine app, which is a free download, allows you to develop your own “library” of journals to browse and read whenever you wish. Learn more about using BrowZine.
University Career Services and University Libraries invite all students to drop in for career planning and company research assistance on Fridays, 10 a.m. to Noon, in Gateway Library, located in Johnson Center.. A Career Services advisor and the Business Subject Librarian will be on hand to help you with resume reviews, career questions, business research, job search techniques and interview skills. Appointments are drop-in only and are first come, first served.
Questions? Need more information? Please contact Ann Garner in University Career Services at email@example.com or (703) 993-2370.
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Per the University’s announcement, Mason Libraries will open at 10 a.m. today, January 14.
Per the University’s announcement of a two hour delay due to inclement weather, Mason Libraries will open at 10 a.m. today, Monday, January 12. Online resources are available.
Due to inclement weather, the Mason Libraries are closed today, January 6.
Due to inclement weather, Mason Libraries will open at Noon today, Tuesday, January 6.
Mason Libraries will open at the same time the University opens today: 10 a.m.
Apply now for a space in Fenwick Library Dissertation Writers’ Room (DWR). Mason doctoral students, who have passed their comprehensive exams and are in good standing with the University and the University Libraries, are eligible to request a space to use and store research materials in an assigned DWR space for one term. To apply for space in Fenwick Library DWR, complete this form and return it to the Fenwick Library circulation desk. Spaces in Fenwick’s DWR are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis (based on date/time submitted) until room capacity is filled.
Happy New Year! Mason Libraries Winter Break Hours
Monday – Friday: January 5-9: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: January 10-11: CLOSED
Monday – Friday: January 12-16: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday: January 17-18: CLOSED
Martin Luther King Day: January 19: CLOSED