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Make Your Masterpiece with Multimedia Equipment, Software & Training at Gelman

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Make a movieAre you interested in filming and editing video projects?  The GW Libraries have what you need to get started. Digital video cameras, tripods, digital voice recorders, and headphones are all available for use by current GW students, faculty and staff.  Learn more about equipment for loan at:

Beginning August 31, Gelman Library to Maintain 24/7 Hours

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Message from Provost Steven Lerman

The Estelle and Melvin Gelman Library will remain open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  We continuously try to balance the need to make sure that there is high quality study space available and operational efficiency.


Gelman Library Closed on August 23

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Gelman Closed August 23

Newly Renovated Graduate Student Reading Room

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Graduate Student Study RoomLooking for a quiet place to study? Visit Gelman Library’s Graduate Student Reading Room on the 5th floor. We painted, re-carpeted, and brought in comfortable seating -- all in response to your feedback.

Making our Menu Accessible

One of the remaining challenges to accessibility in the GW LIbraries website ( was its main menu.

We use a ‘hover’ style menu that expands when you hover over the categories, providing an easy and commonly used navigation tool. It works well on desktops and laptops but faces a few challenges in smaller windows and devices (and one popular mobile operating system).

Preparing for the National Churchill Library & Center

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NCLC RenderingWith construction of the National Churchill Library and Center scheduled to begin sometime this academic year, we are making some changes before the fall semester begins to prepare. Many of the public computers currently located 1st floor are being moved to the 3rd floor. To preserve the total number of seats available in the building, this move will cause some other changes on the 3rd floor.

Library Services for GW Faculty: An Orientation

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Faculty OrientationLearn about course reserves, Interlibrary Loan, remote access to journals and databases, and other library services at GW.