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Estelle and Melvin Gelman LibraryEckles Library at the Mount Vernon CampusVirginia Science and Technology Campus Library

Borrowing and Renewing

Check Out DeskThe Check Out Desk (formerly Circulation) on the entrance floor of Gelman Library helps patrons to check out library materials, renew books, accept fine payments, and answer questions regarding borrowing or retunring materials. 

Stop by the Check Out Desk or contact us directly at:
phone:  202-994-6840
email: librcir@gwu.edu

For more information on library borrowing policies:

Borrowing Privleges and Loan Policies
Fines and Fees
Renew Books
Recalls, Holds, In Process, and Searches
Hold/Recall Request Form
Consortium Loan Service (CLS)
Interlibrary Loan

You can borrow more than just books at the Check Out Desk. The following items are available for a 2 hour loan:

  • Android Charger Cable (Micro USB type)
  • Headphones
  • iPhone Charger Cable (Lightning type)
  • Lightning to VGA Dongle (Apple)
  • Mini Displayport to HDMI Dongle (Apple)
  • Mini Displayport to VGA Dongle (Apple)
  • Mini DVI to VGA Dongle (Apple)
  • Wall outlet to USB power adapter
  • Dry Erase Marker Sets (includes 4 markers, and an eraser cloth)
  • Dry Erasers
  • Individual Dry Erase Markers

For specific questions, contact one of the departmental managers listed below.


Eckles Library
at Mount Vernon Campus

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

Jennifer Wesson
Interim Head of Access Services 
(202) 994-2937
Zachary Elder
Library Director
(202) 242-6621
Tara Patterson
Library Manager
Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library
(703) 726-8230
Glenn Canner
Manager, Resource Sharing
and Course Reserves
(202) 994-0629


This page is maintained by Circulation • (202) 994-6840