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.

Mitsuyo Sato

Okinawa Collection/Japan Resource Center Librarian
Global Resources Center

Mitsuyo develops, evaluates and manages a strong interdisciplinary collection in Okinawa Collection/Japan Resource Center. She provides research and instructional support, conducts outreach to faculty, students and researchers within and outside GW. The scope of the collection and resources can be seen in the Okinawa Collection website, Japan Studies Research Guide, Okinawa Studies Research Guide, Okinawa Collection Recent Acquisition Guide and Japanese Language Students Reading Guide.

Office location
Gelman Library, 708D.
Phone number
Collection development area(s)
Japan Resources Center
Japanese Language and literature
Okinawa Collection
Areas of expertise
Okinawa Studies, Japan Studies, Japanese Language, Literature and Linguistics