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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
Today
12pm – 6pm
Wed
12pm – 6pm
Thu
12pm – 6pm
Fri
12pm – 6pm
Sat
12pm – 6pm
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12pm – 6pm
Mon
12pm – 6pm
Gelman 12pm – 6pm
NOTICE:

Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have submitted proof of vaccination and had that documentation accepted or were approved for a vaccine exception. They must also have taken their required COVID test and have a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. GWorld access is typically enabled within about two hours of the COVID test. 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.  

Open Access at GW

Open Access at GW

What is Open Access?

Open Access (OA) is the free, immediate, online availability of research articles coupled with the rights to use these articles fully in the digital environment. OA ensures that anyone can access and use these results and ideas to impact knowledge and grow ideas. GW encourages you to consider open access publishing to make your work more broadly available. Through the passage of the GW Faculty Open Access Resolution, the university has demonstrated its commitment to the free and open dissemination of knowledge.

How to make your work open access:

More Resources to learn more about Open Access

Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition (SPARC)

SPARC is an international alliance of academic and research libraries working to create a more open system of scholarly communication. It is proactively involved in advancing the understanding and implementation of policies and practices that ensure Open Access to scholarly research outputs.

For more information on Open Access, please contact the Scholarly Communications team.

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