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    Mason Publishing - Presentation to Academic Council, 2014.
    (2014-01-09) Grotophorst, Clyde
    These are the slides of a presentation delivered to the University Academic Council during January, 2014. The purpose of the presentation was to explain the library's vision and rationale for the Mason Publishing Program we were preparing to launch later that Spring.
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    Managing the Deluge
    (2014-12-04) Grotophorst, Clyde
    A presentation delivered to public services staff, demonstrating how a premium subscription to JTOCs enhances our ability to provide current-awareness services to researchers.
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    Research Unbound through Open Access: A Panel Discussion
    (2012-01-11) Serene, Joseph; Schatz, Robert; Cohen, Dan; Al-Ubaydli, Omar
    Dr. Joseph Serene, Treasurer/Publisher for the American Physical Society, discusses the first year of the society's launch into open access publishing, offered to authors as an alternative to the traditional model. BioMed Central's Robert Schatz, North American Sales Manager, talks about the sustained success of BMC's "gold" open access publishing model. Dr. Daniel Cohen, Associate Professor of History and Director of the Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University, describes PressForward, a site hosted by CHNM that serves as a platform for sharing, compiling, and publishing scholarship. Economic aspects of open access publishing and its repercussions on the industry and on library purchasing power are presented by Dr. Omar Al-Ubaydli, Assistant Professor of Economics at George Mason University.
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    Discovery: An Update
    (2011-06-03) Grotophorst, Clyde
    Something of a “strategic update” on discovery systems. Covers the reasons why we need improved discovery tools. After examining some of the newer discovery solutions in more detail--thinking about their pluses and minuses--talks a bit about strategic directions for Mason's library. Originally prepared for a Administrative Council meeting. Last updated June 17, 2011.
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    Open Access Publishing: A Panel Discussion
    (2010-10-20) Lynch, Clifford; Scheinfeldt, Tom; Seto, Donald; van Hoek, Monique; Maibach, Edward
    Open Access Publishing: A Panel Discussion”, October 20, 1:30pm, Edwin Meese Room, Mason Hall. Mason Faculty members Professor Edward Maibach, Communication; Professor Tom Scheinfeldt, History; Professor Donald Seto, Bioinformatics, and Professor Monique van Hoek, Molecular & Microbiology discussed their experiences in open access publishing, led by Clifford Lynch, Executive Director of the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI).
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    Allstaff Meeting - Library Technology Update
    (2010-08-17) Grotophorst, Clyde
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    George Mason University Libraries MARC and MFHD records
    Complete extract of MARC and MFHD records from Voyager server at George Mason University. Extract conducted June 9, 2010.
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    Presentation tips
    (2010-05-26T16:31:15Z) Grotophorst, Clyde
    Tips on preparing a visually interesting presentation. These slides accompanied remarks given at a staff development seminar during January 2009.
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    The Social Journal
    (2006-12-04T16:13:44Z) Salo, Dorothea; Salo, Dorothea
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    MARS - Mason Archival Repository Service
    (2005-05-11T18:47:43Z) Grotophorst, Wally
    Presentation given at the ITU "all staff" meeting on May 13, 2005. Provides an overview of the MARS project, focusing on the open access and digital archiving functions of the system.
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    LOCKSS presentation
    (2005-03-17T21:13:12Z) Grotophorst, Clyde
    Keynote presentation that was delivered at George Washington University. A quicktime version of this presentation was placed on the lockss.org website as well.
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    Library Technology - Presidential Task Force Briefing
    (2004-12-08T19:31:55Z) Grotophorst, Clyde
    Presentation given to Presidential Task Force on Libraries on December 8, 2004. Covers current state of IT in Mason's libraries, a look at milestones, and future trends. Includes a comparative look at federated searching & content linking.