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University Selects New Library Dean

University Selects New Library Dean

Harriette Hemmasi is set to take over as Georgetown University’s dean of the library August 1, replacing former Dean Artemis Kirk, who retired last fall after 16 years at the university, according to a June 19 news release. In her new role, Hemmasi will oversee and direct all branches of[Read More…]

by July 19, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

‘Antony and Cleopatra’ at Folger Theatre

The Folger Shakespeare Library is the perfect place to learn about William Shakespeare or see a traditional Shakespearean play. Its extensive collection of works and rotating exhibits immerses guests in all things Shakespeare. Kicking off its 2017-18 season, the Folger Theatre presents its first fall production, Shakespeare’s epic tragedy “Antony[Read More…]

An Easy Fix For Subscription Woes

At Georgetown, the pursuit of knowledge and understanding extends far beyond our gates. Our environment challenges us to learn more about real world issues that directly impact our lives. Therefore, it is imperative that the university offer opportunities and resources for students to fuel further our passion for learning. One[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
In recent years, the staff of Lauinger Library has adapted to the shifting needs of students and faculty by increasing both the amount of its physical collections as well as that of its digital resources, including electronic databases, e-books and reference services.

Lauinger Library Addresses Digital Demands

Thousands of students walk in and out the doors of Lauinger Library every day, but few know the inner workings that allow students to search a book or collection, print a document or conduct research. Over the past few years, the Joseph Mark Lauinger Memorial Library has expanded its collection[Read More…]

by November 3, 2015 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
UNC School of the Arts Chancellor Lindsay Bierman (CAS ’87) (left), Harvard professor Mark Poirier (CAS ’91) (center) and author Christopher Reich (SFS ’83) spoke on their careers in media Tuesday.

Alumni Authors Discuss Careers

The Georgetown University Library Associates collaborated with the English department to present “Georgetown Writes,” the first in a series of panels featuring alumni discussing their experiences in the literary, film and magazine worlds, on Tuesday in Lohrfink Auditorium. The panel was composed of University of North Carolina School of the[Read More…]

by October 24, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Renovations Begin on Lau Special Collections

Renovations Begin on Lau Special Collections

Lauinger Library has entered the beginning stages of renovations to the Special Collections Research Center on the fifth floor to update and expand the space, this week. Throughout the renovations, designed by Bowie Gridley Architects, administrators hope to keep the noise and disruptions to students in the library at a[Read More…]

by March 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Lauinger to Accept Credit Cards

Students who lose their books or hold on to them a bit too long will be able to pay late fees and other library charges with credit cards by the end of the semester. Library staff have begun the final stages of adding credit card capabilities, working on paperwork for[Read More…]

by November 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News, News
Redesign of Lau

Redesign of Lau

by January 24, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News

Out of the Library

I was that kid who lived in the library. You all know him; many of you have been that same kid. We’re the ones who occupied Lau before it was cool to sleep in a cold, uncomfortable public place. We’ve knowingly exchanged resigned glances while we ordered quadruple shots of[Read More…]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments The Guide

A Double-Sided Dilemma

Lauinger Library has failed to embrace the environmentally friendly practices of the 21st century. The system of libraries across campus does not adequately advertise or subsidize any form of double-sided printing. Though library printers have always allowed double-sided printing, the cost is the same as single-sided printing and involves tech-savvy[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments Opinion