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

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.  

Reserves Request Form for Books, Articles, and Chapters

Until further notice, Course Reserves can be requested only for Blackboard Electronic Reserves.


Please fill out the form below to request books be placed on reserve for a course, or articles or chapters to be scanned for e-reserves. Please allow five business days for staff to post the scanned copies to Blackboard. In some cases it may take over a week depending on the availability of the book.

If you are requesting media reserves, please use the Media Reserves Request Form instead:

Media Reserves Request Form

If you are looking to suggest books or non-print items that the library should acquire, but that you do not need placed on reserve for your class, please use the Book / Media Request Form instead:

Book / Media Request Form

Requester Information

Course Information

Use Course Search to find the CRN for your class.
Item 1
More options will appear once you select an Item Type.

This item will be made available electronically via Blackboard.

If the item is available as an e-book, please let us know in the comments section and we will link it to your Blackboard course.

If you have questions regarding the Reserves Service, please contact one of the following persons:

Valerie Fliss
Gelman Library
Reserves Staff
Eckles Library
Reserves Staff
Virginia Sci. & Tech. Campus Library


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