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Gelman Hours for GWorld Holders Complete Hours Info
12pm – 8pm
12pm – 6pm
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12pm – 8pm
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12pm – 8pm
Gelman 12pm – 8pm

Access to the Gelman and VSTC Library buildings is available only to residential students and to GW students, faculty, and staff who have special permission to be on campus (the on-campus cohort) and a quarantine status of "cleared." Those who are not part of the on-campus cohort will not have physical access to campus buildings. Seat reservations are required. 

Library Services for Off-Campus Students

For information specific to the virtual learning period please visit the Remote Library Services and Resources for Virtual Learning or Borrowing and Renewing During the Virtual Learning Period pages.  





Books & Media

Journals by title

Subject Databases

Google Scholar


Research Help

Schedule a Research Consultation


How Do I? (Tutorials)

How to Cite

Plagiarism: What it is and how to avoid it

Refworks: a time saving tool to manage your citations

Research Guides: experts offer research tips and recommendations by discipline

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Library Access


Quick Links

Off-campus access: Access library materials through  single sign-on. To avoid multiple log-ins, consider using the GW VPN

Request Items From GW & WRLC

Request Items Using Interlibrary Loan

Renew Materials (My Library Account)


Prepare your Thesis/Dissertation

Writing Center


Did you know ...  as an off-campus student you can have books sent to your home.



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