During operating hours, building access is available to GW students, faculty, and staff who have completed all of the steps outlined on GW's Onward website. 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. Masks are required inside all library buildings.

Elizabeth A. Waraksa, PhD

Associate Dean
Center for Undergraduate Fellowships and Research
Global Resources Center
Senior Leadership Team
Special Collections Research Center

Elizabeth leads our efforts to build robust specialized collections and promote their use by the GWU community and an international community of scholars through strategic digitization and preservation.  Collections include the University Archives, the Global Resources Center, the archives of the Corcoran Gallery of Art and the Corcoran College of Art & Design, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, the National Education Association, the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection, and the Washingtoniana Collection.