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  • Endowments | GW Libraries
    Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours show more show less Donors Welcome How to Contribute Churchill Center Support our Collections GW Libraries Giving Society Naming Opportunities Endowments Libraries Wish List Endowments A gift of an endowment establishes a named fund that is invested by the University Only a portion of the fund s investment returns is expended for the purpose you designate ensuring the fund will grow in perpetuity An endowed fund can be established within the George Washington University Libraries with a donation of 100 000 or more which may be given over a period of up to five years Gifts can be added to the endowment at any time to increase the fund after it is established Although there are many different endowment opportunities the following examples help illustrate the concept and the possibilities Endowed acquisition or preservation fund can be established with a minimum gift of 100 000 Income from the endowment is used to support the acquisition of books and other materials and the preservation of existing collections Endowed librarianship can be established with a minimum gift of 2 5 million Income from the gift is used to support the compensation of a

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  • GW Libraries Wish List | GW Libraries
    more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours show more show less Donors Welcome How to Contribute Churchill Center Support our Collections GW Libraries Giving Society Naming Opportunities Endowments Libraries Wish List GW Libraries Wish List Welcome to the GW Libraries Wish List We appreciate your interest in helping us to provide the necessary study spaces technology and academic resources to support all 25 000 students and every program across campus The much needed items detailed in our Wish List including print and electronic materials have been carefully selected by our librarians Your philanthropic support will enable us to acquire or digitize these important collection resources and make them available for student and faculty research If you have any questions about a specific item or would like to learn about additional opportunities at the GW Libraries please don t hesitate to contact us at gwlibdev gwu edu or 202 994 8928 Thank you for your support of the GW Libraries We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death Freedom Riders in the South 1961 1962 Assist us in providing needed academic resources to support research and teaching by funding the Libraries purchase of We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death Freedom Riders in the South 1961 1962 More about this wishlist item Eckles Student Position Enable us to hire a part time student worker for one academic

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  • Welcome | GW Libraries
    at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours show more show less Donors Welcome How to Contribute Churchill Center Support our Collections GW Libraries Giving Society Naming Opportunities Endowments Libraries Wish List Welcome Thank you for your interest in the George Washington University Libraries As part of the larger George Washington University we are responsive to the changing landscape of information and sensitive both to traditional and emergent modes of communications We bring together diverse constituents of students faculty and staff in a highly collaborative dynamic and deeply engaged community To support our students in these ever changing and exciting times we rely on your philanthropic investment and welcome your partnership in ensuring that the GW Libraries remain a catalyst for new ideas and new possibilities both on campus and around the world The GW Libraries are the nexus for cross disciplinary collaboration on campus and our librarians are critical in helping our patrons navigate the constantly increasing volume of information available From locating information in print to identifying patterns in text and structured data sets that are much too large for a human to sift through manually to demonstrating scholarly uses of emerging technology librarians are indispensable partners in the research teaching and learning process We remain focused on building the best collections possible and providing the resources and services our users need to produce new knowledge The research libraries of the 21st century will establish their identities by their specialized collections and strong services These rich collections form the core of research teaching and learning and support the academic endeavors of our community of students and scholars Today unique scholarly assets include not only manuscripts and print works but born digital collections such as videos

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  • Archive of Past Library Events | GW Libraries
    12 2016 9 00am to 6 30pm Location Gelman Library Room 219 Event Format Lecture Event Type Public Developing Your Professional Self Let GW Libraries and GW Career Services help you in developing a professional online persona We ll show you all the resources GW Libraries can provide to help with your career or internship search and reveal how to optimize a LinkedIn profile Please bring your own laptop to this workshop Librarian David Ettinger and Career Coah Nicole Kolt will present this workshop Date and Time Thursday February 11 2016 4 00pm to 5 00pm Location Gelman Library Room 302 Event Format Workshop Event Type Public Introduction to Adobe Photoshop Learn the basics of the world s most popular image correction manipulation application Attendees will receive an overview of image file types and their uses familiarize themselves with tools perform basic color and tonal correction and save their work in an appropriate file format This workshop is presented by the GW Libraries Exhibits Developer Phil Raino Date and Time Wednesday February 10 2016 10 00am to 11 30am Location Gelman Library Room 300 Event Format Workshop Event Type Public Search Smart with Subject Headings Library patrons commonly search by keyword when looking for books or articles in the Catalog or subject databases but often searching by established Subject Headings available in those systems can yield more relevant search results In this workshop we ll look at occurrences of Subject Headings in several of these databases and how they might be utilized for more efficient and productive searching Date and Time Friday February 5 2016 12 00pm to 12 30pm Location Gelman Library Room 302 Event Format Workshop Event Type Public Principles of Graphic Design Good design habits can bring order and clarity to any document from a business card to an oversize poster Knowing when to apply harmony contrast balance and space to printed materials draws viewers and audience members in focusing their attention on the ideas you wish to communicate Learn the building blocks of successful design at this workshop presented by the GW Libraries Exhibits Developer Phil Raino Date and Time Thursday February 4 2016 12 00pm to 1 30pm Location Gelman Library Room 300 Event Format Workshop Event Type Public Feminism and the F Word a lecture by Elizabeth Scala Elizabeth Scala of the University of Texas Austin presents a lecture on Feminism and the F Word Professor Scala is an editor of the journal Exemplaria Medieval Early Modern Theory the co editor of the collection The Post Historical Middle Ages Palgrave Macmillan 2009 and the author of the books Absent Narratives Manuscript Textuality and Literary Structure in Late Medieval England Palgrave 2002 and Desire in the Canterbury Tales just published by Ohio State University Press Date and Time Friday January 29 2016 3 00pm Location Gelman Library Room 702 Event Format Lecture Event Type Public Jenny McKean Moore Series Readings by Louis Bayard D Gilson Louis Bayard and D Gilson will read from their works

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  • The Basics: Mapping your Research | GW Libraries
    Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours The Basics Mapping your Research What is a Literature Review and what information do I need to begin one Learn tips on how to begin your search discover keywords and narrow topics Save time and frsutration by discovering how to find the right databases and resources for your topic using GW Libraries tools Lit Review How To is a series of workshops for graduate students working on a literature review for a thesis or dissertation These 30 minute workshops will teach tips to save you time and sanity Please bring your own computer Attendees are invited to stick around for sessions on Mapping Your Research Citation Management Citation Chasing and Staying Current in One s Field happening from 9am noon This workshop is also offered on Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day If you can t make it to all of the sessions or need more information be sure to check out the research guide What Graduate

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  • Searching Beyond Gelman | GW Libraries
    Subjects Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours Searching Beyond Gelman How do you know what research is out there How can you know what you don t know Be sure with a comprehensive search of all published book literature using Worldcat This workshop is best for disciplines that write books especially the humanities and social sciences Lit Review How To is a series of workshops for graduate students working on a literature review for a thesis or dissertation These 30 minute workshops will teach tips to save you time and sanity Please bring your own computer Attendees are invited to stick around for sessions on Mapping Your Research Citation Management Citation Chasing and Staying Current in One s Field happening from 9am noon This workshop is also offered on Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day If you can t make it to all of the sessions or need more information be sure to check out the research guide What Graduate Students Need

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  • Citation Management | GW Libraries
    Art Psychology More Topics Industry Grants More Tools RefWorks Citation Styles More How Do I Tutorials Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours Citation Management Once you ve done all that research how do you keep track of it Step away from the notecards and learn about online citation tools like Refworks Zotero and Mendeley Librarians will help you find the tool that is right for you and get you started using it Lit Review How To is a series of workshops for graduate students working on a literature review for a thesis or dissertation These 30 minute workshops will teach tips to save you time and sanity Please bring your own computer Attendees are invited to stick around for sessions on Mapping Your Research Searching Beyond Gelman Citation Chasing and Staying Current in One s Field happening from 9am noon This workshop is also offered on Monday January 18 Martin Luther King Jr Day If you can t make it to all of the sessions or need more information be sure to check out the research guide What Graduate Students

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  • Hebrew Printing in the Orient Exhibit | GW Libraries
    Get Help Ask A Librarian Research Consultation Research Staff How Do I Tutorials Collections COLLECTIONS Special Collections Research Center Global Resources Center Art Design Collection from the Corcoran Teamsters Labor History Research Center University Archives Kiev Judaica Collection National Churchill Library Center Media Collection Development Librarians more Library Services LIBRARY SERVICES Computers Wireless Study Room Reservations Borrow Renew Course Reserves Consortium Loan Scholarly Communication Electronic Dissertations Data Services Interlibrary Loan Library Instruction Scholarly Technology Contact Us more News Events NEWS EVENTS News Blogs and Social Media Library Update Vision Magazine Construction in Gelman Academic Technologies Press Room About ABOUT GW LIBRARIES Hours Maps Directions Working at GW Libraries Staff Directory Library Departments Entrance Policies Study Room Reservations Vision Strategic Plan Donor Information Contact Us more Hours Hebrew Printing in the Orient Exhibit A new exhibition of the Kiev Judaica Collection Hebrew Printing in the Orient presents books and typography across a vast non western panorama from the Maghreb to the Far East from Central Asia to India and from Southern Africa to the Antipodes The first such exhibit of this material in nearly 90 years it traces the introduction of movable type outside of Europe by Jewish exiles from Spain who established a Hebrew press at Constantinople Istanbul in 1493 through the establishment of presses at Salonika in Ottoman Greece the earliest printing on the territory of Greece and at Fez in Morocco the first press on the continent of Africa Examples of the subsequent spread of Hebrew printing in different parts of the Middle East and Asia are drawn from the holdings of the Kiev Collection Among the rarities are Hok le Yisrael Cairo 1740 one of the first books ever printed in Egypt and Zer a Yitshak Tunis 1768 the first book in any language printed in Tunisia

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