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Try It! Workshops-by-Request

George Mason University - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 08:02

Drop by and discover what you can do! Mason Libraries offers a variety of free workshops for students, faculty, and staff on all Mason campuses. Check our current calendar to see what’s scheduled.

During Spring 2014, Mason Libraries are piloting a new service: Workshops-by-Request! If you don’t see a workshop scheduled at a time or date convenient for you or your group, use Workshops-by-Request and either choose from the workshop topics already offered OR suggest a customized workshop for you or your group on a library research-related topic of your choice. A librarian or staff member with expertise and/or interest in your topic will contact you about the time, date, place, topic and/or area of research interest, and conduct the workshop. Try it!

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February Collection of the Month: Peter Sera Telecommunications Collection

The George Washington University - Mon, 01/27/2014 - 07:12

Interested in traveling back in time to the dawn of the satellite communication age?

Men’s Hoops Drops Heartbreaker to #24 St. Mary’s

Marymount University - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 20:13
Saints fall 52-49 on last possession of the game
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Women’s Hoops Completes Season Sweep Over St. Mary’s

Marymount University - Sat, 01/25/2014 - 17:13
Saints top Seahawks 61-49
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International Student Coffee Hour in the GRC

The George Washington University - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 23:03
January 24, 2014

Thursday, Jan. 30th
9:30 - 11:30am
Global Resources Center (7th floor)

Please join us for an International Student Coffee Hour co-hosted by the Global Resources Center and the International Services Office.

Come take a tour of the Global Resources Center, chat with a Specialist about your research and global interests and enjoy a snack with your ISO friends! 

Please RSVP at tinyurl.com/intrlcoffeehour

The Haves and Have-Nots

American University News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 16:21
AU professors discuss President Obama’s latest push on income inequality.
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Student Unpacks Story of Holocaust Survivor

American University News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 15:31
Emma Jackson produces video for “Camilla’s Purse,” a new exhibition for the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.
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Winter 2014 Exhibits at the AU Museum

American University News - Fri, 01/24/2014 - 10:50
Also featured: a captivating multimedia performance that turns the museum into a musical instrument.
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Streaming Video Explodes at the Libraries!

George Mason University - Thu, 01/23/2014 - 14:09

Mason students, faculty and staff are now able to stream all of Alexander Street Press’s video content, including 32 full video collections.

Mason Libraries became the first institution in North America to join the Alexander Street Press pilot program for evidence-based acquisitions (EBA) of video resources. For one year, authorized Mason users have unlimited access to Alexander Street’s complete suite of streaming video content, which includes 28,000 titles, with more than 1,000 added annually. At the end of the year, librarians will select the videos the Mason Libraries should own in perpetuity.

Collections include Filmmakers Library Online, Meet the Press, and many more. For a full list, log on to Academic Video Online, and click on “View your collections” at the top, or just start browsing by subject area.

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Women’s Hoops Outlasts Salisbury in Overtime Thriller

Marymount University - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 22:48
Katelyn Fischer records 500th career assist in win
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Men’s Hoops Wraps Up First Half of CAC Play Victorious

Marymount University - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 22:48
Saints top Salisbury 65-58
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Writing and Publishing in Cybersecurity

The George Washington University - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 22:04
January 22, 2014

Wednesday, Feb. 12
Noon - 1:30pm
Gelman Library, Room 702
library.gwu.edu/cybersecurity

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.

William Day Wins DC Teacher of the Year Award

American University News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 21:50
Math for America DC Master Teacher and AU mentor recognized for excellence.
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AU History PhD Grad Follows Love of Teaching

American University News - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 21:30
History PhD alumnus Borislav Chernev is pursuing a teaching career in England.
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Basketball Doubleheader vs. Salisbury to be Played as Scheduled 1/22/14

Marymount University - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 13:41
Women tip off at 6 pm, men at 8 pm
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University Libraries Open @ 9:30 on Wednesday, 1/22

Catholic University - Wed, 01/22/2014 - 06:19

Due to inclement weather, the University Libraries will open at 9:30 A.M. on Wednesday, January 22.

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Gelman Open at 8am on Wednesday

The George Washington University - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 22:46
January 21, 2014

GW will be open and operating on a normal schedule tomorrow, January 22, which means it is back to class after that nice 4-day weekend!  Gelman is closed over Tuesday night, but will reopen at 8am on Wednesday morning. 

 

Gelman & Eckles Closed for the Night

The George Washington University - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 19:10
January 21, 2014

Due to the weather, Gelman and Eckles Libraries are now closed for the night.  Hours for Wednesday, January 22 will be determined by GW's operating status.  Please check back here for updated hours, as available.

University Writing Center open at Gelman

The George Washington University - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 13:26
January 21, 2014The University Writing Center opens at its Gelman Library location on January 21 with drop-in hours for that week. Appointments are handled on a walk-in basis, as available. The week's schedule is T-Th 12PM-6PM and F 12PM-2PM. 

 

Our full schedule opens at all our centers (Gelman, Eckles, Himmelfarb) January 27, with our regular hours: M-Th 9AM-9PM, F 9AM-2PM, Su 7PM-10PM. Scheduling for the 27th forward can be done online at www.gwu.mywconline.com.

IM Reference ONLINE today 1/21

George Mason University - Tue, 01/21/2014 - 10:46

Mason Libraries’ popular IM reference service, imasonlibraries, is up and online and ready to roll today, January 21. Just ask! 

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