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.

Media Resources from GW Libraries

There are more than 6,000 media titles available to GW students, faculty, and staff, including educational media materials, feature films, award-winning documentaries, and GW-produced multimedia resources. 

  • Streaming video titles are linked through the library’s catalog: GW Libraries Streaming Videos
  • Many DVDs are located on the first floor of Gelman Library, and more are available from other sites.
  • Most media items can be checked out at the Check Out desk on the entrance floor during operating hours. Learn details about borrowing materials.

Media Reserves Procedures

Contact Us

Please email media@gwu.edu with any questions.

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