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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
Today
12pm – 6pm
Fri
12pm – 6pm
Sat
12pm – 6pm
Sun
12pm – 6pm
Mon
12pm – 6pm
Tue
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Wed
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Gelman 12pm – 6pm
NOTICE:

Seat reservations are no longer required to enter the Gelman or VSTC Libraries. Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff with a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. No one will be allowed to sign in without a physical GWorld card or enter the library if their GWorld card tap is denied. Library access is not available for alumni or visitors.  

Collection Development Librarians

Collection Development Librarians at the GW Libraries are responsible for developing collections to fit the needs of individual academic departments and programs. Each librarian has assigned responsibility for departments or programs. Each librarian develops familiarity with departmental needs for library collections and acts as library contact to assist in planning collections to support teaching and research.

Listed below are librarians responsible for specific departments and programs.

Arts & Humanities

Business & Management

Global Affairs

Professional Studies

Science & Engineering

Social Sciences

Arts & Humanities

Arabic Language and Literature Amal Cavender (202) 994-6195 Contact Amal   Make an appointment with Amal
Art and Design (Corcoran) Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Art History Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Art Therapy     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Chinese Language and Literature Yan He (202) 994-0624 Contact Yan   Make an appointment with Yan
Classics     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Dance Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
English and American Literature     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Film Studies     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
French Language and Literature Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513 Contact Bill   Make an appointment with Bill
German Language and Literature Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303 Contact Mark   Make an appointment with Mark
Japanese Language and literature Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014 Contact Mitsuyo   Make an appointment with Mitsuyo
Korean Language and Literature Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105 Contact Cathy   Make an appointment with Cathy
Hebrew Language and Literature Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel   Make and appointment with Shmuel
Historic Preservation     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
History     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Interior Architecture Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Italian Language and Literature Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513 Contact Bill   Make an appointment with Bill
Judaic Studies Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel   Make an appointment with Shmuel
Museum Studies Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Music Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Persian Language Amal Cavender (202) 994-6195 Contact Amal   Make an appointment with Amal
Philosophy     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Religion     AskUs@gwu.edu   Make an appointment with a librarian
Slavic Languages and Literatures Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303 Contact Mark   Make an appointment with Mark
Spanish Language and Literature Bill Gillis (202) 994-7513 Contact Bill   Make an appointment with Bill
Theatre Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira   Make an appointment with Shira
Turkish Language Amal Cavender (202) 994-1695 Contact Amal   Make an appointment with Amal

Business & Management

Accountancy Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Decision Sciences Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Educational Leadership Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Engineering Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Event Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Finance Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Information Systems and Technology Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
International Business Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Law Firm Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Marketing Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Organizational Sciences Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Public Administration Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Public Leadership David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Sport Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Strategic Management and Public Policy Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Tourism and Hospitality Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel

Global Affairs

Africana Studies     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
China Documentation Center Yan He (202) 994-0624 Contact Yan Make an appointment with Yan
European Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Global Resources Center Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105 Contact Cathy Make an appointment with Cathy Zeljak
International Affairs David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
International Development David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
International Trade and Investment Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David Ettinger
Japan Resources Center Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014 Contact Mitsuyo Make an appointment with Mitsuyo
Latin American Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Middle East and North Africa Research Center Amal Cavender (202) 994-6195 Contact Amal Make an appointment with Amal
Okinawa Collection Mitsuyo Sato (202) 994-6014 Contact Mitsuyo Make an appointment with Mitsuyo
Peace Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Russia, Eurasia, Central and Eastern Europe Research Center Mark Yoffe (202) 994-6303 Contact Mark Make an appointment with Mark
South and Southeast Asian Studies Cathy Zeljak (202) 994-7105 Contact Cathy Make an appointment with Cathy Zeljak
Taiwan Research Center Yan He (202) 994-0624 Contact Yan Make an appointment with Yan

Professional Studies

Cybersecurity Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Healthcare Corporate Compliance Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Homeland Security Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Information Technology Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Paralegal Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Police and Security Studies Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Publishing Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Sustainable Urban Planning Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty

Science & Engineering

Aerospace Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Art Therapy     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Biochemistry Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Biological Sciences Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Chemistry Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Civil Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Computer Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Computer Science Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Earth and Environmental Sciences Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Electrical Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Engineering Management Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Environmental Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Forensic Sciences     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Geography     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Hominid Paleobiology     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Mathematics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Mechanical Engineering Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Molecular Biotechnology Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Physics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Speech and Hearing Science Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Statistics Debbie Bezanson (202) 994-6924 Contact Debbie Make an appointment with Debbie
Sustainable Urban Planning Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Systems Engineering Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel

Social Sciences

American Studies     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Anthropology     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Communication     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Counseling and Human Development Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Curriculum and Pedagogy Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Economics Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Educational Leadership Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Environmental and Resource Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Geography     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
History     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Human and Organizational Learning Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Labor History     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Media & Public Affairs     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Museum Studies Shira Eller (202) 994-4845 Contact Shira Make an appointment with Shira
Naval Studies     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Organizational Sciences Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Paralegal Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Police and Security Studies Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Political Management David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Political Psychology David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Political Science David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Psychology     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Public Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Publishing Shmuel Ben-Gad (202) 994-0674 Contact Shmuel Make an appointment with Shmuel
Science, Technology, and Public Policy David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Security Policy Studies David Ettinger (202) 994-1355 Contact David Make an appointment with David
Sociology     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
Special Education and Disability Studies Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Sustainable Urban Planning Misty Trunnell   Contact Misty Make an appointment with Misty
Teacher Preparation and Special Education Dorinne Banks (202) 994-2250 Contact Dorinne Make an appointment with Dorinne
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies     AskUs@gwu.edu Make an appointment with a librarian
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