ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Winter 2019(George Mason University Libraries, 2019-02) George Mason University LibrariesHappy New Year 2019! The Libraries had a great year in 2018, highlights of which we are pleased to share with you in the following pages. Mason’s second annual Giving Day was a huge success for the Libraries—with the generous contributions of many we were able to fully fund the Student Assistant Scholarship Endowment for the Libraries and offer our first two scholarship awards to two deserving library student assistants. ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Spring 2018(George Mason University Libraries, 2018)2017 was quite a year. We dedicated our first named space in our Arlington Campus Library – the John N. Paden Nigerian/African Collection. We completed renovations on the second floor of the old Fenwick building, bringing our music collection together in a Music Library and launching our Digital Scholarship Center. And, with a Special Project Grant from the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, we looked back at the Cuban Missile Crisis and expanded our Oral History Project archives. ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Fall 2016(George Mason University Libraries, 2016) George Mason University LibrariesThe 2015-2016 academic year was an exciting year for the University Libraries – a year full of growth, exemplified by the completion of the Fenwick Library major expansion and the generosity of our loyal donors, such as Claire Kincannon’s endowment for a graduate internship program at the Libraries. ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Fall 2015(University Libraries, 2015-11-11) George Mason University LibrariesAs we assist the university in reaching an impressive $500 million campaign goal in the next three years, the Libraries has identifed key areas where philanthropic support can help us to transform and innovate the services, scholarly research resources, and learning environment that we provide Mason students, faculty, and other scholars from around the world. In the pages that follow, you will find information about some of the initiatives taking place at our libraries, how our outstanding library faculty and staff are sharing their expertise with the campus and international colleagues, and most importantly — how you can play a role in the Libraries’ exciting future. ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Winter 2014(2014-03-28) George Mason University LibrariesThe Mason IDEA (innovative, diverse, entrepreneurial, accessible), the core institutional characteristics of George Mason University, speaks to Mason’s central purpose and its aspiration of “being the best university for the world.” In pondering what this means—particularly for the university’s library system—we immediately recognize that accessibility, innovation, diversity (of ideas and people), and, yes, entrepreneurship itself are core characteristics of our professional practice and ethos at Mason... ItemThe Libraries at Mason, Winter 2013(George Mason University Libraries, 2013-01) George Mason University LibrariesThe past year, 2012, was an exciting time for Mason. The university celebrated its 40th anniversary as an independent institution, and the Fenwick Library celebrated its 45th anniversary as the first, and now, central library of the Mason library system. Notably, also in mid-year, Dr. Ángel Cabrera became Mason’s sixth president.