Floors 3-6, including the book stacks, are CLOSED to patrons while we make building improvements. Study space and reservable study rooms are available on the 1st and 2nd (entrance) floors. Books are available via Retrieval and Pick Up. Books located in areas of active work may take an additional 1-2 days to retrieve. 

Media Resources from GW Libraries

More than 6,000 media titles are 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 borrowed 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.

Today’s Hours

Check Out Desk: