Travel the Globe with Special Collections

Summer is approaching and travel plans have been made! Special Collections Research Center holds many images and books that represent great travel destinations in the United States and around the world. The current exhibit, Around the World in (Almost) Eighty Days: Traveling the Globe with Special Collections, features wonderful selections from SCRC holdings, and they might even help those who are still trying to figure out where to travel in the upcoming months. The exhibit runs from June 5 through mid-August. Join us at a reception on June 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m., Special Collections Research Center, 2400 Fenwick. Hope to see you there – Bon Voyage!

For more information, please contact Brittney Falter, bfalter@gmu.edu

 

Law Library Construction Notice

Due to construction, the Scalia School of Law Library will be closed to the public beginning June 1, 2017.

  • Only Mason students, faculty, staff, and law school alumni may use the Law Library
  • Mason ID will be required

The Law Library will re-open to the public when construction is complete. Your patience is appreciated while the Law Library is improved.

Questions? Please contact the Law Library Circulation Desk at 703-993-8120 or visit the Law Library website.

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Updates from University Records Management

Questions about managing your physical and electronic records?

Join University Records Management for a 1-hour training session, bring your questions, and pick up boxes for records storage. Sessions will be offered this summer from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.on Friday, May 26; Friday, June 9, and Friday, June 23 in the Special Collections Research Center Seminar Room (Fenwick Library 2306). Please RSVP to Samara Carter at recmgt@gmu.edu.

University Records Center Closure: Plan Ahead!

The University Records Center will close for renovations during summer 2017. If you are currently prepping boxes for storage or disposal, box labels must be submitted to University Records Management at least two weeks prior to the Center’s closure. Exact closure dates will be posted as soon as they are confirmed. During the closure, University Records Management will not be able to accept new boxes for storage or shredding. Loan services will be available, but turnaround time will take longer than usual. For current information about University Records Management services, please visit their website or e-mail recmgt@gmu.edu with any questions.

More About University Records Management

University Records Management assists with the retention and disposal of non-permanent university records regardless of format. It minimizes the space, equipment, and personnel required to store and maintain records. Records Management assists with the timely disposal of records in full compliance with university policy, state retention requirements, and federal law. For more information, see this blog post on “The Difference Between Archiving and Records Management.”