Himmelfarb Headlines - May / June 2018

Director's Desk

The pace of change seems to be accelerating these days-- especially in the world of information retrieval! This month’s Director’s Desk highlights some of these changes within Himmelfarb’s electronic footprint and in the world of publishing.
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New Predatory Publishing Guide Now Available!

New Predatory Publishing GuideAre you deciding which journal is the right choice for your research, but aren’t sure how to tell a legitimate, scholarly journal from a predatory journal? Have you received an email from an unknown journal asking you to be a reviewer or to submit a manuscript? Himmelfarb has a new Predatory Publishing Guide that will help you avoid falling victim to predatory publishers.
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Need Help Getting Started with Research?HI@H Changes Coming this Summer

In July 2018, Himmelfarb Library will launch a new streamlined system which means big changes for how users find information, as well as how library staff manage resources on the back end. Himmelfarb Library is collaborating on this system with the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) libraries.
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Durable Links and Permanent LinksDurable Links and Permanent Links

In July, the library will debut a new website and new integrated search that simultaneously searches the breadth of the library’s holdings: print and electronic, book and journal article, multimedia and text. As part of those changes to the library’s systems, faculty will need to review any durable links in course materials to ensure ongoing access to the library’s materials.
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Policy MapPolicyMap

PolicyMap allows users to create maps by combing access to a data library with mapping and reporting tools. PolicyMap provides access to more that 150 data sources and also allows users to upload their own data. Users can then create maps, generate reports, and run analytics.
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SON DNP Project RepositorySchool of Nursing Launches DNP Project Repository (Mercedes Echevarria, Meaghan Heselden, Karen Kesten, Cathie Guzzetta)

A new Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Projects repository recently was developed by GWU’s School of Nursing in collaboration with the Himmelfarb Health Sciences Library’s Research Commons.
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Art Show Wrap-upA Beautiful Success!

Once again this year, Himmelfarb Library hosted our annual art show during the month of April. This year 93 amazing pieces of art were displayed for all to enjoy. Submissions covered a variety of artistic media including fused glass, photography, painting, jewelry, quilting, drawing, and even white board art!
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What's New at HimmelfarbWhat's New at Himmelfarb Library

Himmelfarb is happy to welcome Susan Koenig as our newest full-time member of the reference staff. Susan began working at Himmelfarb as a part-time Evening Reference Specialist in September of 2016, so she is likely a familiar face. We are thrilled to have her on staff full-time! You can learn more about Susan here.
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Faculty Profile, Dr. Joyce A. HahnFaculty Profile - Interview with Dr. Joyce A. Hahn; Associate Professor, School of Nursing

Himmelfarb Library continues this feature in our newsletter that lets us become better acquainted with our friends and colleagues at the George Washington University. In this issue we learn more about Dr. Joyce A. Hahn; Associate Professor, School of Nursing.
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