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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
12pm – 6pm
12pm – 6pm
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12pm – 6pm
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Gelman 12pm – 6pm

Seat reservations are no longer required to enter the Gelman or VSTC Libraries. Building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff with a GWorld card that is enabled for campus access. 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.  

Special Collections Research Center

Special Collections Research Center

Gelman Library, Suite 704 · Contact Us · Schedule a Research Consultation · (202) 994-7549

The Special Collections Research Center is able to offer research appointments only for GW students, faculty, and staff who are part of the on-campus cohort. If you meet these access requirements,  please contact us to schedule an on-site appointment.


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