Dr. Cloyd Heck Marvin was president of the University of
Arizona between 1922 and 1927, and of the George Washington University from 1927 to 1959. This is a biography of his controversial tenure at both institutions. Includes a history of GWU during World War II, as well as the desegregation of...
These are the slides from a presentation given at the 2017 WRLC Scholarly Communications Symposium. This talk was an overview of a collaborative project to explore citation data on GW faculty publications obtained from Scopus that was then cross-referenced with OA permissions from SHERPA/RoMEO....
The purpose of this paper is to describe the metadata
the SFM team has chosen to record about the source of the social media items SFM collects, with the aim of advancing the conversation around social media
GW Libraries’ Top Textbooks Program began as a shared vision of GW Student Association President, Peak Sen Chua and Dean of Libraries, Geneva Henry, to make course materials more affordable to GW students. The library’s OER Team launched the fall 2017 pilot program, acquiring 1-2 copies of...
The attached is an address given by Melanie Meyers to the GW Libraries community on October 23, 2017. The talk was a summary of her work as the 2016-2017 Kiev Senior Research Fellow.
This project approaches the Kiev collection as a means
to explore the role of the scholar-librarian. Librarian...
Influenced by Islamic thought, Mutakallimun or Jewish Kalamists began to pervade Judaic
philosophy during the 12th Century.
In Rambam Maimonides’ Guide For The Perplexed, crucial
tenants of this newly developed sect are ridiculed and proven illogical from an Aristotelean
This case study presents a lesson plan in which students learn how to cite archival materials.
The exercise of citing archival materials not only ensures that students make proper
attributions, it also requires students to apply their understanding of archival description and