Information and directions for accessing library buildings for the GW community and visitors
Navigate Gelman Library with floor maps, descriptions of individual and group study spaces, and instructions for reserving group study rooms
Use library or remote computing resources, including printing, scanning, and equipment loans
Learn more about GW's six libraries: Gelman, Eckles, VSTCL, Himmelfarb, Burns, and Jenkins
Check due dates, renew your materials, see the status of requested items, and access saved articles
Learn how to locate books, databases, journals, course materials, and more
Lending policies and procedures for borrowing materials from GW and beyond
Learn about the Special Collections Research Center (SCRC), and the Global Resources Center (GRC)
GW's hub for faculty development, online course design & support, digital fluency, and instructional technology
Access GW's official course management system
Faculty may request the library to provide access to certain required course materials
Request a librarian provide a class, workshop, or online module on research methods and tools
Learn more about resources that are free of cost and available to everyone
View a filterable list of online programs at GW
Find the librarian or staff member with expertise in your discipline or research area
Access free peer tutoring, course reviews, and other forms of academic support through Academic Commons
Learn more about free, peer-based writing support for students and faculty
The central resource for all of your ETD needs - from formatting your manuscript to submission using the ProQuest ETD Administrator
Access The New York Times, The Washington Post and The Wall Street Journal
Top Textbooks acquires required textbooks for some undergraduate, high enrollment courses for students to borrow
Assistance for all stages of your research for beginning to expert researchers
Services & expertise to use digital tools to produce high-impact communications
Programming & software development information and services to support digital scholarship
Assistance across GW in data management, creation, visualization, and analysis
Learn more about copyright, open access publishing, and understanding your rights as an author
Scholarship, exhibits, and grant-funded projects produced by the GW Libraries
Learn how undergraduates can get involved with research activities, highlight non-credit research, and gain publishing experience
Learn more about the Libraries & Academic Innovation organization at GW
Find employees by department, collection development area, or consultation area
Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and our work toward living those values.
Open positions in Libraries & Academic Innovation for students, librarian, and staff
Find phone, email, and web contacts for different areas of Libraries & Academic Innovation
Guidelines for using library buildings and resources
The 4th, 5th, and 6th floors are CLOSED to patrons while we make building improvements. Plenty of study space is available on the 1st and 2nd (entrance) floors.
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