Databases: Maintenance Alert

Two databases are affected:

BioOne: maintenance activities are planned for the website bioone.org on Friday, October 24, beginning at 6 p.m. Eastern Time. Content and services may be intermittently unavailable for up to four hours. [Vendor notice]

Emerald Insight: maintenance is scheduled to take place on Friday, October 24, between 6 p.m. and 3 a.m. During this maintenance window, Emerald Insight will be unavailable for up to 1 hour. Please note that this may also affect some functionality on emeraldgrouppublishing.com. [Vendor notice]

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Fenwick Gallery Exhibit: Scenes from Behind the Wall

BehindTheWall_webslideOn November 9th, 1989, the Berlin Wall came down, reuniting people who had been separated since 1961 and beginning a process through which the starkly divided East and West Germany would be made one country again.

In honor of the 25th anniversary of this momentous event, Fenwick Gallery’s current exhibit, Scenes from Behind the Wall: Images of East Germany 1989/90, features a selection of photographs by Page Chichester (who grew up in Culpeper, Virginia) and German photographer Helmut Brinkmann. Read more

Fenwick Gallery is located on First Floor, Wing A, Fenwick Library. For more information about Fenwick Gallery, please visit fenwickgallery.gmu.edu

Undergrad Research & Write-In Day: October 24

The Undergraduate Research & Write-in Day provides undergraduate students a quiet environment in which to write. A spacious room in the Gateway Library, Johnson Center, is the venue, allowing for quiet work, free from distractions. Support is available from both the Writing Center and Gateway Library staff to assist with research and writing needs during this event. Bring your own laptop, or use one of ours.  Coffee, water, and snacks will be available. Registration required.

For more information, please contact Kara Kiblinger, kkiblin2 at gmu.edu, 703-993-1142.

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Libraries Receive Gilbert and Sullivan Collection

Davie Stone and his wife, Ann, are giving their collection of Gilbert and Sullivan memorabilia, from original manuscripts to production materials to letters and personal effects of the two men and their partner, Richard D’Oyly Carte, to the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives. The Stones also established the David and Annabelle Stone Gilbert and Sullivan Endowed Fund for cataloging and preserving the collection. Read more