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GW Libraries e-newsletter Spring 2014

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GW Libraries eNewsletter, Spring 2014
  Librarian Bill Gillis and Paris students pose in front of the renowned Left Bank Shakespeare and Company bookstore   The City as a Muse: Study Abroad Research and Embedded Librarianship 

The GW Libraries' research librarians are constantly exploring new ways to collaborate with university faculty across campus to advance student research skills. Read more >>


The George Washington University Libraries are leading the way in addressing the changing information needs of GW and the broader community. We rely on continuous donor support to help us meet this challenge. Your gift to the Libraries will impact GW students, faculty, and researchers today and in the future. Because of our location at the heart of Washington, DC, your gift also serves the information needs of our nation's capital. Thank you for your interest in supporting us! 

    University Receives Grant to Establish D.C. Africana Archives Project
The George Washington University has received nearly $496,000 in funding from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to establish the D.C Africana Archives Project (DCAAP), a collaborative initiative to document African American and African diaspora culture, history and politics in D.C. Read more >>

The GW Librari received a $24,550 Sparks! Ignition Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to fund the continued development of custom-built software that collects data from Twitter. Read more >>

  University Community Freemason Lodge Begins a New Legacy at GW
The Colonial Lodge No. 1821, a Masonic lodge founded by George Washington University alumni, pledged a portion of membership dues to the Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library at an event held in December. Read more >>
  Russian Counterculture and Samizdat
Mark Yoffe, Curator of the International Counterculture Archive at the GW Libraries' Global Resources Center, was recently interviewed by several news outlets regarding the Russian Counterculture movement and the GW Libraries' Samizdat collection, including WNYC's Soundcheck, the Voice of America Russian service, and the Washington PostRead more >>
  2013 Eckles Freshman Research Prize Winners
The Eckles Prize for Freshman Research Excellence, established in 2007, is awarded to students who create, in their freshman year, a research project demonstrating extensive and noteworthy use of the GW Libraries. Freshmen may submit for consideration a research project written for any course taken during that academic year. Read more >>
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