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From Student to Mentor

American University News - Mon, 08/08/2016 - 00:00
SPA undergraduate honored with a Newman Civic Fellowship.
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Rare Book Fridays in the Special Collections Research Center

The George Washington University - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 12:58
August 5, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016
Noon to 4:00pm
Gelman Library, Room 710 (Kiev Room)

August Featured Collection: Kiev Judaica Collection

Join us for an up-close look at the jewels of GW's special collections at this monthly open house. Archivists will choose a different collection for display each month and be on hand to a discuss the books and answer questions. This is a great opportunity to interact with rare and historic items that are usually kept in secure storage areas. Learn how to enhance your research using the rich trove of primary sources available in GW's Special Collections Research Center. 

The GW Libraries have diverse and wide-ranging holdings in the field of Hebrew and Judaic studies, including modern Judaica, rare books, and archival materials. Foremost among these is the I. Edward Kiev Collection, the leading university collection of pre-modern Hebraica and Judaica, and of Hebrew and Jewish bibliographic literature, in the Washington Research Library Consortium.

TextSelect: Required Textbooks on Reserve

George Mason University - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 08:21

Mason Libraries’ TextSelect program provides required textbooks for selected required  classes.Through TextSelect, textbooks which cost more than $50.00 are purchased by the libraries. This popular collection now includes required textbooks for the following selected 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 in these class subject areas (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.

For more information on TextSelect, please contact Madeline Kelly, mkelly25 at gmu.edu, 703-993-2849, or your subject librarian.

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Course Reserves: Faculty Information

George Mason University - Fri, 08/05/2016 - 06:50

Mason faculty may place books, media and readings on reserve for student use in their courses. Physical course reserve items are located at Gateway Library (Johnson Center). Arlington Campus and Mercer Libraries also offer reserve services. Typically, print reserves do not circulate outside of the library. e-Reserves are accessible to students via their course pages in Blackboard.

Questions? Need more information about reserves? Please contact the Mason Libraries Reserves Team at ereserve@gmu.edu.


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Apply for Grad Student Reserved Carrels

George Mason University - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 11:29

Mason graduate students seeking a reserved research/writing carrel in Fenwick Library’s Graduate Study Zone can enter the Graduate Student Reserved Carrel Drawing. Entries are due by 5 p.m., August 31. Spaces are allocated for one academic term.

Eligible doctoral students can apply for Fenwick Dissertation Writers Room and Arlington Campus Library Dissertation Writers Room spaces. Carrels are allocated for one academic term on a first-come, first-served basis.

Details about the Fenwick and Arlington spaces, as well as the entry/application forms, are online.

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Internship at The Durango Herald: From Mine Spills to Primaries

American University News - Thu, 08/04/2016 - 00:00
Dean's Intern Edward Graham gives a first person account of his experience.
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Uncovering DC’s Music Scene

American University News - Wed, 08/03/2016 - 00:00
Second District Records, AU's independent record label, releases their first album.
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Civil Unrest Leads to Student Achievement Decline, Says New Study

American University News - Tue, 08/02/2016 - 00:00
A new study published by the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) on August 2, 2016, outlines the implications of civic unrest for educational policy and practice.
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Linked by Stories

American University News - Thu, 07/28/2016 - 00:00
MFA alumna on five books that inspired her.
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AU 2030: Taryn Morrissey

American University News - Wed, 07/27/2016 - 00:00
SPA professor studies vulnerable children and the achievement gap.
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Transgender Trailblazer Alumna Will Speak at Democratic National Convention

American University News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 00:00
Sarah McBride will be first openly transgender individual to address national convention of either political party.
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Islamic Finance

American University News - Tue, 07/26/2016 - 00:00
Professor Nakshbendi offers a new course series offering in Islamic Finance at Kogod.
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Home Office

American University News - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:00
Networking at the playground, working after bedtime: two WCL alumnae are redefining working motherhood
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A Clear Vision

American University News - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:00
Jane Gomez sees a future free of degenerative retinal disease
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Cirque du Street Play

American University News - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:00
When he's not flying through the air with the greatest of ease, trapeze artist Darren Rabinowitz is running away with Street Light Circus: the greatest show in DC.
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Another Miracle on Ice?

American University News - Mon, 07/25/2016 - 00:00
For Savannah Graybill and other AU Olympic hopefuls, glory is one workout away.
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From Beer to Business

American University News - Thu, 07/21/2016 - 00:00
For AU Professor Judith Spector, beer is not just a beverage. It’s a teaching mechanism. "The beer industry is an ideal outlet for learning the complexities of the business world," she says.
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Internship at USA Today: Still Learning

American University News - Wed, 07/20/2016 - 00:00
Dean's Intern Berna Elibuyuk gives a first person account about her experience at USA Today.
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WRLC Newsletter, July 2016

WRLC Newsletter - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 08:00

Fantastic Pokémon and Where to Find Them at AU

American University News - Tue, 07/19/2016 - 00:00
Answer: Pretty much everywhere on campus.
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