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.

Get Research Help

The library is here to support you in all stages of your research, including help with research strategy, finding materials and sources, analyzing data, citation management, and more.

Ask Us   

Get your questions answered via phone, chat, email, Zoom, and in-person at the library

Consultation Services  

Schedule a virtual or in-person meeting with a specialist 

Research Guides

Curated lists of databases and web resources organized by topic 

How Do I Tutorials

 Watch video tutorials and access other helpful tips on doing research and using the library

Citation Management 

 Resources for managing your research and formatting citations

Copyright

Learn more about copyright or request a copyright consultation

Data Services

 Explore resources and services to help you find, manage, and analyze data

Workshops

 Attend a workshop to learn new academic, research, technical, and multimedia skills

Research Process Overview

Get an introduction to the scholarly research process

Preparing for Publishing

Resources for preparing your work for publishing and preserving and assessing its impact

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CREATE Digital Studio

Learn how to make videos, podcasts, and other engaging multimedia and digital storytelling projects