Tuesday, November 18
Gelman Library, Room 300
Help GW Libraries celebrate Geography Awareness Week by making a difference in the DC community!
In this hands-on event, you’ll learn about Gelman's new ArcGIS capabilities while improving the maps for a point-in-time count of the capital area’s homeless population to benefit local homelessness advocacy organizations.
To learn more about this event or about ArcGIS at Gelman, please contact Kean McDermott.
Search. Write. Cite. Succeed! Need help researching your topic? Can’t find what you need? Would you like to write – and get help with your citations, too? Mercer Library is hosting a Research Drop In session on Wednesday, November 19 from 1-5 pm. Library staff will be on hand to assist you with your research and writing during this event. See you there!
For more information, please contact Janna Mattson, jmattso1 @ gmu.edu, 703-993-8348.
This year's cover story focuses on how the libraries shape the academic experience of GW undergraduates by chronicling the journey of senior Liz Settoducato from novice researcher to presenting her research at a professional conference. You can also find stories about the newly named George W.G. Stoner Learning Commons, the libraries' support for LGBT studies at GW, an update on the National Churchill Library & Center, and much more.
Graduate students, faculty, administrators, and staff interested in learning more about data management issues and best practices are invited to participate in a Data Management Bootcamp sponsored by seven Virginia institutions, January 7-9, 2015. This free collaborative event features experts from across the state and will provide opportunities for local, hands-on practical experience.
Topics include: Finding and Reusing Data, Documentation and Metadata, Data Wrangling, Rights and Access, Data Visualization, Database Creation, and more. The Bootcamp is a combination of on-site activities and presentations offered through the 4-VA Telepresence system. Registration for the Data Management Bootcamp is required.
The Data Management Bootcamp is a collaborative initiative of Virginia Tech, George Mason University, James Madison University, Old Dominion University, Virginia Commonwealth University, the College of William & Mary, and the University of Virginia.