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.

Josh McDonald

Collections Strategist
Research & User Services

A native of Southern CO, Josh holds a Master in Library Science from the University of Maryland, and a BA in History from San Francisco State University. He is dedicated to Data-Driven Collections and Open Educational Resources, and fascinated by the world of scholarly communication.

Office location
Gelman 303
Research consultation area(s)
Arts and Humanities
Business and Management
Global Affairs
Social Sciences
Collection development area(s)
American Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Curriculum and Pedagogy
Data Science
Information Systems and Technology Management
Information Technology
International Affairs
International Business
International Development
International Trade and Investment Policy
Latin American Studies
Peace Studies
Political Management
Political Science
Public Administration
Public Leadership
Public Policy
Strategic Management and Public Policy
Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies
Areas of expertise
Collections, Data Science, Excel, Tableau, Web Harvesting, Historical Research