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Lower Level

Technology floor, faculty offices (printable version of lower level)

ElevatorsEmergencyStairsEmergencyStairsH St. NW (above)22nd St. NW (above)B04AB01B01AB02Instructional Technology LabOfficesFaculty & Graduate LoungeMac ClassroomB04FStaff Lounge B06B04CB04JB03B04EArchival StorageB05Faculty LabITL Training Lab

1st floor

Group study floor, CREATE Digital Studio, National Churchill Leadership Center (printable version of 1st floor)

David S. BrownMemorabiliaRoomStarbucks(only accessible from H Street)Elevators110EmergencyStairs and ExitEmergencyStairs and ExitStaff OfficesNational ChurchillLeadership Center ???H St. NW22nd St. NW101101a 102106105104 Loading DockEmergency Exit103DeckCREATE Digital Studio107109ConsultationAreaA/V ProductionSuite Open Media StacksVRStation AssistanceCenterCREATE

2nd Floor

Entrance Floor (group study floor) (printable version of 2nd floor)

Circulation and Interlibrary Loan Staff AreaThe WritingCenterEntranceDeskCheckoutDeskElevators207203202214215216217218a220221223222200All-GenderRestroomEmergencyStairsEmergencyStairs H St. NW22nd St. NW 204 BGBGBGBGBGBGBGBGBGBGBGBGSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSBGBGBGBGBGSSS MacsMacsPCsPCsMacsMacsPCsPCsPCsMacsPCs219MultipurposeRoomMultipurpose Room 201 Tutoring Center Ask UsDesk213212211210209208644444Reference booksReference booksLounge218

3rd floor

Quiet study floor (printable version of 3rd floor)

301302300ClassroomsQuiet Study AreaCarrels with electricityMicroformsElevators303EmergencyStairsEmergencyStairsStaff Offices 304305306 307 310311312444 3134DSS AssistiveTechnology RoomsH St. NW (below)22nd St. NW (below)308309314 303A303BHR Staff Offices MicroformReader

4th floor

Books with call numbers A-J (quiet study floor) (printable version of 4th floor)

Elevators403EmergencyStairsEmergencyStairsGroup Study Room 401408409410444Undergraduate Reading RoomSeminar Room402 40740655DSSATSuite 459458457444 411412413414415416417418419420421422423443442441440439438437430429428427426425424436435434433432431H St. NW (below)22nd St. NW (below) 456455454453452451450449448447446445444

5th floor

Oversize books and call numbers K-Z (quiet study floor) (printable version of 5th floor)

Elevators503EmergencyStairsEmergencyStairsGraduate Reading Room 501508509510444Quiet Study Room502 50750655 559558557444511512513514515516517518519520521522523556555554553552551550549548547546545544543542541540539538537530529528527526525524536535534533532531H St. NW (below)22nd St. NW (below) 504

6th floor

Quiet study floor (printable version 6th floor)

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7th floor

Specialized Collections (printable version of 7th floor)

ElevatorsEmergencyStairsEmergencyStairsNational Security ArchivesI. Edward KievJudaica CollectionReading Room709701IBT Labor HistoryResearch CenterGlobal ResourcesCenter (GRC) &Center for UndergraduateFellowships and Research (CUFR)Special CollectionsResearch CenterH St. NW (below)22nd St. NW (below)702704708710Digitization SuiteArchival Storage 709A709B709C709D709E709S709Q709MDean’s SuiteFinanceDept.709F709G708B708A708C703704R704P704Q704N704L704M704K704H704J704G704S704V704U704W 706708D708E Microforms& Reader

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Study CarrelsLockersStaff AreaClosed StudyCarrelsSelf-CheckoutMachineColonial PrintingKioskScannerGWorld ReloadMachineVending MachineBook ReturnStacksReservableStudy Room Point of InterestWater RefillStationGroup study areaQuiet study area
Study CarrelsLockersStaff AreaClosed StudyCarrelsSelf-CheckoutMachineColonial PrintingKioskScannerGWorld ReloadMachineVending MachineBook ReturnStacksReservableStudy Room Point of InterestWater RefillStationGroup study areaQuiet study area
Reservable study rooms offer GW students a private, enclosed atmosphere for study. Rooms are available GW students for up to two hours at a time on a first come, first served basis.
These media resources can be checked out to GW students, faculty, and staff at any time.
Oversized books
References materials on all subjects. These materials are not available for checkout.
The University Writing Center offers members of the GW community opportunities to receive dedicated attention to their writing and research projects at all stages of the writing process. Appointments are required.
Gelman Library's general collections are closed to the public. Visit the website for details on access, borrowing privileges, and ID requirements.
This collection include books, correspondence, articles, scrapbooks, notes, travelogues and a cap and gown of David S. Brown, who was Professor Emeritus of Management in the School of Government and business administration and program director for 31 years. The materials range in date from 1915-89.
I. Edward Kiev Collection consists of pre-modern Hebraica and Judaica, and of Hebrew and Jewish bibliographic literature. Access to the collection and reading room are available through the Special Collections Research Center (704).
The National Security Archive is an independent non-governmental research institute and library located at GW. The Archive collects and publishes declassified documents acquired through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
The Special Collections Research Center collects, preserves, and make accessible rare and unique materials and primary sources to all researchers, including the GW community, outside scholars, and the interested public.

The Global Resources Center (GRC) focuses on the political, socio-economic, historical, and cultural aspects of countries and regions around the globe from the 20th century onward.

The Center for Undergraduate Fellowships & Research (CUFR) provides GW undergraduates and alumni with information, guidance, and support as they learn about and apply for research opportunities and national fellowship competitions.

The International Brotherhood of Teamsters Labor History Research Center is dedicated to the study and exploration of the role that the labor movement played in the development of the United States during the late 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. Access to the collection and reading room are available through the Special Collections Research Center (704).

Equipment and technology resources available in B01 classroom.
Equipment and technology resources available in B02 classroom.
Equipment and technology resources available in B04A classroom.
Equipment and technology resources available in 402 classroom.
Equipment and technology resources available in 608 classroom.
The Oliver Reading Room is a multipurpose space, serving as a classroom while also housing a portion of the Andrew Oliver Book Collection for Classical and Near Eastern Studies. Equipment and technology resources available in 609 classroom.
Access to dedicated assistive technology labs are available through Disability Support Services. Labs are available any time the library is open.
Access to dedicated assistive technology labs are available through Disability Support Services. Labs are available any time the library is open.
Access to this area is available through Disability Support Services for test proctoring.
Colonial Printing is a cloud-based, wireless printing service enabling you to print from anywhere on or off campus, and even from your smartphone or tablet. Simply send your print job to the cloud and visit any kiosk on campus to print your document.

The lounge provides a place to meet and make connections with faculty and graduate students from a variety of disciplines. To faculty and grad students with a valid GWorld card, the lounge is available whenever the library is open.

This room is available to host academic events for GW students, faculty, or departments. E-mail libraryevents@gwu.edu for inquiries.

This room is available to host academic events for GW students, faculty, or departments. E-mail libraryevents@gwu.edu for inquiries.
This room is available to host academic events for GW students, faculty, or departments. E-mail libraryevents@gwu.edu for inquiries.
Priority seating in this study carrel is for persons with disabilities.
The Check Out Desk helps patrons to check out library materials, renew books, accept fine payments, and answer questions regarding borrowing or returning materials. Headphones, chargers, dongles, and dry erase markers are also available for loan.
The Graduate Student Reading Room provides a quiet study space exclusively for GW graduate student. This room is available whenever the library is open via GWorld tap access.

The CREATE Digital Studio Virtual Reality (VR) station sports the brand new Valve Index which is on the cutting edge of consumer VR technology. The Valve Index allows for both stationary or room space VR - meaning you can either enjoy your experience sitting down or standing and moving around within the available space.

Learn more or book the VR station.

The AV Production Suite is an on-site video production studio tailor-made for your video and audio recording projects. Located on the first floor of Gelman Library inside of the CREATE Digital Studio, this versatile space is ready for you to quickly record footage or audio for your next video or podcast.

Learn more or book the AV Production Suite.

The GW Libraries provide access to workstations equipped with a variety of software. GW community members can log on with their UserIDs and passwords.
The Instructional Technology Lab (ITL) assists faculty and teaching assistants as they explore existing and emerging technologies in teaching and learning.
A long view of the National Churchill Leadership Center

The National Churchill Leadership Center (NCLC) is the first major research facility in the nation's capital dedicated to the study of Winston Churchill.

The navigators at the Ask Us desk (Academic Commons) can guide you to academic resources and services across the university. GW offers a wide range of academic support, offered by a variety of departments and divisions.

Visit the Ask Us desk or the Academic Commons website to learn more. Ask Us desk (Academic Commons) hours are posted on the library hours page.

Academic Commons is a "one-stop shop" for academic resources and services across the university. GW offers a wide range of academic support, offered by a variety of departments and divisions.

Visit the Ask Us desk, our resource space in Gelman 201, or the Academic Commons website to learn more about peer tutoring, study skills support, finding study spaces, workshops, academic advising, research opportunities, and more!

Closed study carrels are reservable by graduate students for up to 4 hours per day.
Lockers are available to all GW students and are reserved on a "first-come/first-served" basis. Locker rental is $20 per semester, including the summer.
The CREATE Digital Studio assists students, faculty, and staff with utilizing multimedia hardware and software to expand the digital storytelling potential of their academic projects. It is equipped with a host of top-of-the-line computers, equipment for borrow, and an A/V production studio designed to help you gain the experience and knowledge to develop your academic story into an engaging multimedia project.
These lockers are for the exclusive use of Graduate Student Study Room patrons and are reserved on a “first-come/first-served” basis. Lockers are available to GW graduate students (except Law and Medical School students) for $35 per semester, including the summer.