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Himmelfarb Headlines - November / December 2021

Anne Linton, Director's DeskDirector's Desk

This will be my last Director’s Desk before I retire. It is hard to believe I will be leaving GW as I have worked here for over 35 years! I have seen many changes—mostly for the better, faced a few challenges, and, with my colleagues, accomplished a number of big projects—including converting to a primarily electronic collection. Rather than reflect on accomplishments, I would like to reflect on the many things I am grateful for during my time at GW.
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What's NewWhat's New at Himmelfarb Library

Systematic Review Webinar series
If you have not seen it already, we have a Systematic Review Webinar series available to watch anytime on our YouTube channel. Check out the series here! For our first episode, we look into writing a manuscript to be published and how to identify good candidates for Journals to publish in.
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Anne Retires After 37 Years of ServiceAnne Linton Retires After 37 Years of Service

Anne Linton will retire in January of 2022, marking the end of an extraordinary career at Himmelfarb Library that began in 1984. Anne first joined Himmelfarb’s Reference Department, assuming the responsibility of coordinating online search services for faculty, staff, and students. In 1990, she accepted the position of Associate Director, Information, Instruction, and Media Services. In this capacity, Anne oversaw the operations of a number of library departments and services and, in conjunction with the Department of Computer Medicine, established a computer literacy curriculum for medical students. In 1998, Anne became Library Director, a position she has held for nearly 25 years.
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Faculty Support: Readings & Resources +  Research & Writing + ProductivityFaculty Support: Readings & Resources + Research & Writing + Productivity

Whether you are teaching online or in person this winter, Himmelfarb Library has resources to support you and your students!
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Scopus: Research plus ProductivityScopus: Research Plus Productivity

Scopus is a research database available from Himmelfarb Library. Scopus provides a searchable database of journal articles and due to it’s multidisciplinary coverage, it allows researchers to find relevant research beyond their discipline. Rather than focus on specific fields or subject areas, Scopus focuses on peer-reviewed literature across the disciplines and provides references and cited by data. So, for research articles going back to 1970, you will see the references/bibliography for the article. And, when those references cite another paper in Scopus, you’ll also see the ‘cited by’ data.
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Staff ProfileStaff Spotlight - Introducing Max Close, Daytime Reference Specialist

Learn more about Himmelfarb Library staff members. In this issue, we learn more about Max Close, Daytime Reference Specialist.
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