During operating hours, building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have completed all of the steps outlined on GW's Onward website. 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. Masks are required inside all library buildings.
CREATE digital studio
The CREATE digital studio is a brand new space on the first floor of Gelman Library which assists students, faculty, and staff with the tools and expertise to expand their ability to create high-quality videos, podcasts, interactive experiences, and data visualization. CREATE is open and available to everyone at GW - regardless of major or department. Professional staff provide workshops and individual consultations to help everyone at GW use digital storytelling to effectively communicate their research and ideas in the online world.
CREATE Your Masterpiece
Audiovisual production suite
Shoot professional-quality video in our reservable A/V suite. The suite will accommodate two people and comes equipped with a professional-quality camera, lights, microphones, recording/editing/streaming computer, green screen, and studio headphones. Additional equipment may be reserved and in-suite consultations are available to help setting up your project.
3-D and Large-Format Printing
Two 3-D printers and a large-format printer are available for student, faculty, and staff use. Print your research poster, a 3-D file you've created, or one you've found to use as a visual aid.
Multimedia Editing Computers
High-powered multimedia editing computers are available to reserve or for walk-in use in CREATE Digital Studio. These computers are optimized for video editing, audio editing, illustration, 3-D modeling, and creating interactive experiences using Unity or Unreal.
Equipment Check Out
Check out professional-quality video cameras, microphones, tripods, light sets, Go Pros, a green screen, teleprompter, and more.
Explore the world of interactive, virtual reality experiences with our two Steam Index units in our designated virtual reality area.