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  • Global Resources Center -- Wikipedia Editathon | GW Libraries
    Acquisitions Specialized Collections Selected Global Resources Center Wikipedia Editathon Date Saturday October 20 2012 Location George Washington University Gelman Library 7th Floor 2130 H Street NW Washington DC 20052 Time 9 30 am to 4 00 p m Who Everyone Lunch Provided SCHEDULE 9 30 10 00 Arrival and wireless account set up photo ID required to gain entrance to the library 10 00 12 00 New editor instruction and tutorials experienced editors can dive right in 12 00 1 00 Lunch provided GRC specialists will provide orientations to the collections upon request 1 00 4 00 Editathon led by TBD EVENT DESCRIPTION Gelman Library s Global Resources Center invites you to participate in a Wikipedia Editathon All Things International on Saturday October 20 2012 Almost everybody uses Wikipedia but how does that information get there and who decides what stays and what goes Wikipedia master editors will provide a two hour training session for new editors and content creators and then assist as needed as you work on the Wiki articles you have pre selected Help will also be available for anyone with an interest in contributing new articles SIGN UP Click on the following link to sign up for the editathon just scroll down to the heading Attending Oct 20 and add your name https en wikipedia org wiki Wikipedia Meetup DC WLL 2012 2 THE GLOBAL RESOURCES CENTER The collections will be available to use as reference sources GRC coverage spans the globe with concentrations of specialized English and non English databases books maps statistics primary documents and a wealth of other resources focusing on 20th century China Russia Japan Korea as well as Asia Central and Eastern Europe and the Middle East and North Africa more generally To learn more about GRC collections please visit the

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  • Begun in War, Built in Peace: The US-Kuwaiti Strategic Partnership | GW Libraries
    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 Global Resources Center Home About the GRC Visiting the GRC Databases and Research Guides New Acquisitions Specialized Collections Selected Begun in War Built in Peace The US Kuwaiti Strategic Partnership February 26th marks the 20th anniversary of the liberation of Kuwait Check out the Global Resources Center exhibit in Gelman 207 or click here to experience it online An Exhibit from the Global Resources Center Gelman Library Room 207 On August 2 1990 Iraq invaded and occupied the State of Kuwait The international community forcefully rejected this violation of Kuwait s territorial integrity and the associated threats Within a day the United Nations Security Council voted unanimously to demand an Iraqi withdrawal With the United States in the lead 35 nations including Kuwait Saudi Arabia the other Gulf sheikhdoms Syria and Egypt ultimately forced Iraq s retreat liberating Kuwait on February 26 1991 The destructive capacity of the Iraqi occupation forces shocked international observers The fleeing Iraqi forces set ablaze more than 600 oil wells inflicting catastrophic environmental damage Members of the GW community played a pivotal role in this geogrategic drama General Colin Powell then Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is

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  • 20 Years After the Fall of the Berlin Wall | GW Libraries
    of German UMBC Peter Rollberg Professor of Slavic Languages Film Studies and International Affairs GWU Sebastian Gräfe Program Director Heinrich Böll Foundation Procession through Kogan Plaza to Gelman 7th floor Exhibits Opening Reception 6 30 7 30pm Gelman Library 7th Floor Goodbye Comrade Revisited Images from the revolutions of 89 and the collapse of communism Comments by Jim Hershberg Professor of History and International Affairs GWU Berlin Walls Photograph exhibit Comments by Bruce Blundell photographer Mary Beth Stein Professor German Language and Literature GWU Images Sound Multimedia Installation 6 00 10 00pm Kogan Plaza To register for one or more of these events please click here http berlinwall eventbrite com Tuesday November 3rd Film Showing Kolya Czech 1997 6 00 pm Gelman Library Room 207 A comedy about men women children and revolution Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet occupied Czechoslovakia a confirmed bachelor and a lady s man Having lost his place in the state orchestra he must make ends meet by playing at funerals and painting tombstones But he has run up a large debt and when his friend the grave digger Mr Broz suggests a scheme for making a lot of money by marrying a Russian woman so that she can get her Czech papers he reluctantly agrees She takes advantage of the situation to emigrate to West Germany to her lover leaving her five year old son with his grandmother When the grandmother dies Kolya must come and live with his stepfather Louka To register for the event please click here http berlinwall eventbrite com Wednesday November 4th Symposium on the Fall of the Berlin Wall and the Collapse of the Eastern Bloc Gelman Library Room 207 Marking the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Eastern Bloc this symposium reflects on the historic events of 1989 from today s perspective and from the perspective of the individual geo political players involved USA USSR Eastern and Central European countries This symposium will bring together scholars and diplomats to share their views of the events ranging from scholarly assessments to personal recollections Panel 1 20 Years After Views from Eastern Europe 9 00 am 10 00 am Petr Kolar Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Embassy of the Czech Republic Bela Szombati Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Embassy of the Republic of Hungary Marek Konarzewski Minister Counselor and Professor Science and Technology Affairs Embassy of the Republic of Poland Panel 2 The US and USSR New Perspectives 10 15 am 11 15 am Tom Blanton Director National Security Archive Svetlana Savranskaya Soviet Historian and Analyst National Security Archive Panel 3 The Berlin Wall From its Construction to its Collapse 11 30 am 1 00 pm Richard Smyser Professor of European Politics German Politics and Economics Georgetown University Bernd Schaefer Cold War International History Project Senior Research Scholar Woodrow Wilson Center Mary Beth Stein Professor of German Language and Literature George Washington University To register for one or more of these events

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/GRC/events/berlin-wall (2016-02-13)
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  • About CDC | GW Libraries
    international scholarly resource and a national central repository of Chinese language publications concerning military national security politics society economy law and foreign relations of the People s Republic of China The initial strengths of the CDC were in the areas of military national security and foreign affairs but over time it has grown to include a range of materials concerning contemporary Chinese politics economy law and society The CDC was established in 2002 and opened for use in July 2003 Located adjacent to the National Security Archive and the Taiwan Resource Center of Gelman Library the CDC has open stack access for users As Gelman Library is normally restricted for use only by GWU faculty and students researchers not possessing a George Washington University ID should telephone the Reading Room staff 202 994 7105 in advance of their visit in order to be given access into the Library The CDC is a unique resource for research With currently over 100 000 Chinese language books and backsets of approximately 70 periodicals and newspapers and a lesser number of specialized English language studies the CDC is the largest such repository specializing in PRC national security and foreign affairs in the world outside of China Its specialized holdings on contemporary Chinese politics and the Chinese Communist Party CCP are also considerable A recent acquisition of specialized books on Chinese law has further strengthened the collection The vast majority of publications in the collection are from the period since 1990 although it also contains materials from the 1970s and 1980s CDC holdings on international affairs and Chinese foreign policy include Chinese studies on all of China s principal bilateral and regional relationships including with the United States Russia and former Soviet Union Europe Japan Northeast and Southeast Asia Southwest Asia and the Middle East and Latin America There are also a number of histories and textbooks on PRC foreign relations There are also monographs on various foreign countries and regions as well as yearbooks and complete runs of periodicals dating back to the 1950s in some cases such as Xiandai Guoji Guanxi Guoji Wenti Yanjiu Guoji Liaowang Guoji Zhanlue Yanjiu Heping yu Fazhan Shijie Jingji yu Zhengzhi Zhanlue yu Guanli Shijie Zhishi Meiguo Yanjiu Yatai Yanjiu and others A complete run of the People s University monthly reprint series Zhongguo Waijiao China s Foreign Relations since 1983 is also available CDC holdings on contemporary Chinese military affairs and the People s Liberation Army PLA are unparalleled The book holdings include specific studies on a wide range of subjects including grand strategy threat perceptions conventional force military doctrine nuclear doctrine command and control force structure operations tactics training communications intelligence military education weapons procurement the defense industrial establishment military science and technology information warfare electronic warfare logistics finance and budget arms control party army and civil military relations air defense ground forces air forces naval forces nuclear forces militia and paramilitary forces In addition to books on these military subjects the CDC also includes a

    Original URL path: http://library.gwu.edu/collections/GRC/asia/cdc/about-cdc (2016-02-13)
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  • Browse CDC by Subject | GW Libraries
    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 show more show less Global Resources Center Home About the GRC Visiting the GRC Databases and Research Guides New Acquisitions Specialized Collections Selected Browse CDC by Subject The China Documentation Center is growing daily To see holdings on select topics click on any of the subject headings below This will execute a search in the WRLC Catalog which includes holdings of the CDC Armed Forces Arms Arms Control Chinese Communist Party Command Defenses Doctrine Economics High Technology History International Relations Law Logistics Military National Security Nuclear Politics Strategy Taiwan Technology United States Weapons Systems World Politics To search for other subjects within the CDC collection go to the WRLC Catalog Follow the steps below for entering your search To see a list of all items held in the collection 1 On the Basic Search page enter china documentation center in the Search for box under the Advanced Search tab 2 In the Search in box select Author 3 Click the Search button To conduct a keyword search on a specific topic 1 Click the Advanced Search tab at the top of the

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  • CDC Journals and Newspapers | GW Libraries
    wen ti xue hui Guo ji zhan wang 国际展望 World Outlook Shanghai Guo ji zhan wang bian ji bu Guo li zheng zhi da xue li shi xue bao 國立政治大學歷史學報 Journal of History Taipei Guo li zheng zhi da xue li shi yan jiu suo li shi xue xi Hai jun yuan xiao jiao yu 海军院校教育 Education of Naval Academies Wuhan Shi Hai jun yuan xiao jiao yu bian ji bu Han xue yan jiu tong xun 漢學硏究通訊 Newsletter for Research in Chinese Studies Taipei Shi Han xue yan jiu zi liao ji fu wu zhong xin Hang kong fa dong ji 航空发动机 Aeroengine Shenyang Shi Hang kong fa dong ji bian ji bu Hang kong zhi shi 航空知识 Aerospace Knowledge Beijing Hang kong zhi shi za zhi she Hang kong zhi zao ji shu 航空制造技术 Aeronautical Manufacturing Technology Beijing Hang kong zhi zao ji shu za zhi she He ping yu fa zhan 和平与发展 Peace and Development Beijing He ping yu fa zhan yan jiu zhong xin Hong qi 红旗 later title Qiushi Beijing Hongqi Zazhishe Huo li yu zhi hui kong zhi 火力与指挥控制 Fire Control Command Control Taiyuan Huo li yu zhi hui kong zhi bian ji bu Jie fang jun hua bao 解放军画报 The PLA Pictorial Beijing Jie fang jun hua bao she Jie fang jun sheng huo 解放军生活 The PLA Life Beijing Shi Jie fang jun chu ban she Jing ji yan jiu 經濟硏究 Economic Research Beijing Jingji Yanjiu Zazhishe Jun min liang yong ji shu yu chan pin 军民两用技术与产品 Dual Use Technologies Products Beijing Jun min liang yong ji shu bian ji bu Jun shi li shi 军事历史 Military History Beijing Jun shi ke xue chu ban she Jun shi shi lin 军事史林 Beijing Jun shi shi lin za zhi she Jun shi wen zhai 军事文摘 Military Digest Beijing Jun shi shi lin za zhi she Jun shi zhan wang 军事展望 Military Prospect Beijing Jun shi zhan wang za zhi she Lading Mei Zhou yan jiu 拉丁美洲研究 Journal of Latin American Studies Beijing Shi Lading Mei Zhou yan jiu bian ji bu Liao wang xin wen zhou kan 瞭望新聞周刊 Outlook Weekly Beijing Liaowang Zhoukanshe Meiguo yan jiu 美国研究 American Studies Beijing Zhongguo she hui ke xue yuan Meiguo yan jiu suo Meiguo yan jiu can kao zi liao 美国研究参考资料 American Studies Reference Beijing Zhongguo she hui ke xue yuan Meiguo yan jiu suo Nan Ya yan jiu 南亚研究 South Asian Studies Beijing Zhongguo she hui ke xue chu ban she Nanjing hang kong hang tian da xue xue bao 南京航空航天大学学报 Journal of Nanjing University of Aeronautics Astronautics Nanjing Shi Nanjing hang kong hang tian da xue xue bao bian ji bu Nei bu wen gao 内部文稿 Internal Literature Beijing Qiu shi za zhi she Ou zhou yan jiu 欧洲研究 Chinese Journal of European Studies Beijing Ou Zhou yan jiu za zhi she He ping 和平 Peace Beijing CPAPD Pei ching chih Ch un Beijing Spring Woodside NY Beijing Spring Qiushi earlier title Hongqi 求是 Beijing

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  • Mount Vernon Seminary and College Collections | GW Libraries
    Archives I Edward Kiev Judaica Collection International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center D C Africana Archives Project DCAAP Exhibits GelmanSpec Chat Special Collections on Twitter DCAAP on Twitter Special Collections on Tumblr DCAAP on Tubmlr Special Collections on Instagram Kiev Judaica Collection on Facebook Special Collections on Flickr Special Collections on HistoryPin Mount Vernon Seminary and College Collections Seminary and College Official Records Collection No Collection Title Dates MVC0031 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Academic Affairs Records 1939 1997 MVC0049 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Association Records 1839 1995 MVC0043 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Alumnae Office Records 1944 2003 MVC0048 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Chapel and Religious Life Collection 1931 1980 MVC0041 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Dean of Students Records 1925 1998 MVC0039 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Faculty Records 1950 1999 MVC0028 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Development Records 1953 2005 MVC0036 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of the President Records 1929 1989 MVC0027 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Office of Student Activities Records 1988 1998 MVC0042 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Records from Administrator Nina Mikhalevsky 1905 2000 MVC0038 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Student Government Association Records 1982 1997 MVC0062 Mount Vernon Seminary Syllabi and Class Rolls 1902 1942 Alumnae Collection No Collection Title Dates MVC0065 Cozad Helen Russell Scrapbook 1927 1929 MVC0016 Foerderer Elsie Correspondence Collection 1935 1969 MVC0061 Karns Margaret McBride Mount Vernon Seminary Papers 1888 2000 MVC0004 Mount Vernon Seminary and College Spring Valley Campus and Florence Foerderer Scrapbook Collection 1925 1957 MVC0017 Post Marjorie Merriweather Papers 1901 1999 MVC0064 Stevenson Mary Louise miniature collection 1800 1875 ca MVC0063 Vareen Mary Scrapbook 1928 1930 Faculty and Administrators Collection No Collection Title Dates MVC0009 Cole Jean Dean Collection 1900 1951 MVC0013 Evans Jane Coutant collection 1980

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  • 2nd Floor Map (Entrance Floor) | GW Libraries
    in Facebook Gelman Eckles Virginia Ask A Librarian My Library Account enter your search terms ArticlesPlus Catalog Journals Reference Site Research RESEARCH Find Books Media Journals Tutorial Subject Databases Tutorial ArticlesPlus Tutorial Classic Catalog Research Guides 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 show more show less About About the Library How Do I Other Libraries Facilities Disability Support Entrance Policies Gelman Library Hours Eckles Library Hours Virginia Sci Tech Campus Library Hours Maps and Directions Building Directory Floor Maps 1st Floor 2nd Floor 3rd Floor 4th Floor 5th Floor 6th Floor 7th Floor Non Library Departments in Gelman Photography and Filming Policy Study Spaces Closed Study Carrels Lockers Study Room Reservations Lost and Found Posters in Gelman FAQs about the GW Faculty Open Access Policy Fall 2015 Events in the GW Libraries GW Faculty Open Access Policy GW Libraries Vision Strategic Plan Open Access at GW Resources on Open Access Strategies for Interdisciplinary Publishing Success Working at the Libraries Workshops and Orientations 2nd

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