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Development Newsletter Fall 2012

Changing of the Guard

Image: Jack SigginsImage: Andrea StewartNot only did the GW Libraries recently integrate an extensive number of virtual and physical changes, but a change in leadership has also come to pass. Last May, our long-serving University Librarian, Jack Siggins, announced his retirement at the end of August.  Read more about Mr. Siggins’ tenure as University Librarian.

Deputy University Librarian Andrea Stewart is serving as Interim University Librarian while the University conducts a nation-wide search for his replacement. Read more about Mrs. Stewart’s experience with the GW Libraries.

Let the Transformation Begin

Image:Transformation beginGelman's long-awaited transformation is underway. Stay updated on the progress.

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New Support for Taiwan Resource Center

Image: Tecro CeremonyDelegates from the Taipei Economic & Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) visited the Global Resources Center and made a new commitment to support GW's Taiwan-related initiatives.

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Steps Toward New Churchill Library

Image: ChurchillRenderings, fundraising and planning activities are well underway for the National Churchill Library and Center.

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SCRC Hosts Annual William L. Taylor Lecture

Image: William TaylorSpeakers explored the intersections of diversity, civil rights, and education by discussing their own work as well as the legacy of William Taylor.

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Leaving a Legacy

Professor James King tells us about some of the differences he has seen at GW since 1946 and why he chose to invest in GW's future.

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GW Hosts Digital Libraries Conference

GW and the Library of Congress co-hosted the Joint Conference on Digital Libraries forum in June. The annual conference addressed a broad spectrum of topical areas within digital library research and development.

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Try Our GW Historic Walking Tour!

Image: Walking tourIn celebration of the 100th anniversary of GW in Foggy Bottom, the Special Collections Research Center has created an interactive Historic Walking Tour. 

Our New Website Has Gone Live!

Read about what we’ve done here. And remember to bookmark our social networking pages to stay on top of the latest news surrounding our transformation! You’ll find us on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and tumblr


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