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Professor Wins Department of Defense Grant

American University News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
Michael Robinson receives nearly $1.5 million to study topological methods for analyzing data in defense department grants.
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Faculty Conduct Policy Research at the Wilson Center

American University News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
In the past four years, several faculty members at the School of International Service (SIS) have received prestigious fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.
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The Role of Religion in Environmentalism

American University News - Mon, 07/13/2015 - 00:00
American University professor's book examines religious roots of the modern environmental movement.
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MSOD Hosts Professor Marshak for Discussion on New Book

American University News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
On June 27th, AU SPA Professor and author Robert Marshak joined a group of students, faculty and alumni to discuss his new book on organization development.
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OUT and about with LGBT Pride

American University News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
The AU Pride Alumni Alliance had a busy month with bi-coastal alumni engagement.
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AU Night at Nationals Park

American University News - Fri, 07/10/2015 - 00:00
On Friday, August 28, the AU community will again celebrate the university’s partnership with the Washington Nationals.
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Embracing the Artist's Book Collection

The George Washington University - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 09:06
July 7, 2015

Some of the most unique and beautiful pieces in the Art + Design Collection from the Corcoran are the Artists' Books. These unconventional books are housed in Gelman's Special Collections Research Center and available for viewing by classes and individuals. Art and Design Librarian Shira Loev Eller has written a guest post on the Art Libraries of North America Book Arts blog about the transition of the collection to Gelman and how GW has embraced these wonderful works of art. You can read her full post here.

Shaping the Future of Nonprofit Data

American University News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 00:00
The School of Public Affairs recently brought together an engaged group of scholars from to explore better ways to collect and use data from nonprofits.
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Secret Lives: Christine Weidner

American University News - Tue, 07/07/2015 - 00:00
The seventh article in this profile series offers a ‘behind the scenes’ peek at Christine Weidner, a student worker turned Library Operations Specialist, who is about to depart for the next step in her academic career—an MA/PhD program!
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Johnson Center 3rd Floor Library Book Access

George Mason University - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 09:51

Library books located on the 3rd floor of the Johnson Center (call numbers ML-Z) are temporarily unavailable due to the roof construction work. Access to other Mason Libraries collections is not affected.

If you need the print version of a 3rd floor Johnson Center library book, use Interlibrary Loan to request it. Mason Libraries’ e-books can be located through inPrimo and the catalog. The Johnson Center roof project is expected to be completed in October.

For more information, please contact Gateway Library Service Desk, 703-993-9060, or email fencirc at gmu.edu

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Director Najjar Finds Humanity in the Rubble

American University News - Mon, 07/06/2015 - 00:00
"I didn't realize...how much film and telling stories saved me from drowning in anguish and gave me hope," says Najjar.
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Fin-tastic Collection Highlights for Shark Week

American University News - Thu, 07/02/2015 - 00:00
Sink your teeth into our Shark Week collection highlights. AU Library has picture books, streaming videos, and scholarly works relating to everyone’s favorite apex predator.
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Boardwalk Bound

American University News - Wed, 07/01/2015 - 00:00
AU alum Haely Jardas wins Miss DC and prepares for Miss America.
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Independence Day Holiday Hours

George Mason University - Tue, 06/30/2015 - 21:14

Mason Libraries are closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

On Sunday, July 5, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries are open Noon to 6pm. Mercer and Arlington Campus Libraries are closed July 5.

All libraries resume regular summer session hours on Monday, July 6.

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GW Libraries Closed July 3 and 4

The George Washington University - Mon, 06/29/2015 - 11:57
June 29, 2015

Gelman, Eckles, and the Virginia Campus of Science and Technology (VSTCL) Libraries will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 to celebrate the Independence Day holiday.

Gelman will reopen at noon on Sunday, July 5. Eckles & VSTCL will reopen on Monday, July 6.

Independence Day Hours

George Mason University - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 14:01

Mason Libraries are closed Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. On Sunday, July 5, Fenwick and Gateway Libraries are open Noon to 6pm. Mercer and Arlington Campus Libraries are closed July 5. All libraries resume regular summer session hours on Monday, July 6.

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#welcome2mason!

George Mason University - Fri, 06/26/2015 - 13:23

Mason Libraries welcomes all #Mason2019 students and families to summer orientation! Stop by and see us – and what’s in it for you! library.gmu.edu

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Lockers Moving to the Graduate Student Reading Room

The George Washington University - Thu, 06/25/2015 - 11:53
June 24, 2015

We are upgrading the 5th floor Graduate Student Reading Room for Fall!  Based on graduate student feedback the long-neglected lockers hidden away on the first floor (pictured) are moving upstairs. The current bank of lockers, located near the west end of the first floor, will soon be dismantled.  If you are using one of these lockers, please remove your personal lock as well as the contents of the locker before July 6, 2015. After July 6, remaining locks will be cut off and the contents of each locker will be sent to GW UPD's central Lost & Found.

Check back as the summer progresses for photos of the Graduate Student Reading Room improvements.
 

 

Eckles Library Operating with Partial Electricity

The George Washington University - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:29
June 24, 2015

Due to a power outage, Eckles Library is open and operating on generator electricity only. The latest estimate from PEPCO is that power will not be restored today.

Eckles will remain open as long as possible, but there is no air conditioning in the building. Five public computer workstations are available and patrons may still check out books.  The 24-hour computer lab remains fully operational.  All CI activites scheduled inside Eckles are being moved to other locations on the Mount Vernon Campus.

 

Building Hours Change Coming Saturday!

The George Washington University - Wed, 06/24/2015 - 10:18
June 24, 2015

Gelman Library's building hours will change this Saturday, June 27.  Please note the new hours below.

Gelman Library Summer II Hours*
(June 27 – August 30) 

Monday- Friday           8am - 8pm
Saturday & Sunday     Noon – 6pm

*Closed July 3 & 4 for Independence Day and August 23 for Intersession weekend.

24-hour access to Gelman Library is not available during the summer, but all of our online resources are available 24 hours a day to our current students, faculty and staff.

 

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