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Rare Book Fridays in the Special Collections Research Center

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Rare Book Friday in the Special Collections Research CenterFriday, August 26, 2016
Noon to 4:00pm
Gelman Library, Room 710 (Kiev Room)

August Featured Collection: Kiev Judaica Collection

Faculty Orientation to Library Services & Classroom Technology

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Learn how to manage your courses in Blackboard, how to use digital technology in your classroom, and how the libraries can support your and your students' research. Meet research & instruction librarians, as well as experts from GW's Instructional Technology Lab and Academic Technologies. This orientation is appropriate for all faculty, adjunct faculty, and teaching assistants.

Start Smart with a Graduate Student Library Orientation

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Start Smart with a Graduate Student Library OrientationGet to know the powerful tools and unique resources your Libraries have for graduate students. Learn about library spaces and services, and discover resources specific to your discipline. This orientation will provide a great overview of how to use the library and make sure you are ready for that first research project.

There are six sessions to choose from:

Are you living in a filter bubble? Web searching, privacy, objectivity, and GW Libraries search.

This past spring, four of us here at GW Libraries had the privilege of attending the 2016 Code4Lib conference

VISION Magazine 2016 Now Available in Print & Online

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Vision Magazine 2016We are proud to announce that the annual magazine of the GW Libraries, VISION, is now available in print and online.  

Gelman & Eckles Closed for Independence Day

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Gelman and Eckles Closed July 3 & 4Gelman and Eckles Libraries will be closed on Sunday, July 3 and Monday, July 4 to celebrate the Independence Day holiday.

Gelman will reopen at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5. Eckles will reopen at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, July 5.

Documents Tell the Story of Enslaved People at the Columbian College

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The year was 1847 and slavery was legal in the District of Columbia, although it was the site of significant anti-slavery activism. Two enslaved men, known only as Abram and John, were owned by Capt. Haynes of Virginia and brought to Columbian College to assist him in his work as the college's steward. Columbian College student Henry J.