Loans

Important Update to Library Borrowing Policies, September 2021

Library facilities are open and books can be checked out and returned during working hours.

Returns

Library items can be returned either inside the library or at the book drop at the VIP entrance

Student Borrowing a Book

Undergraduates

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs (Fines and Fees may apply)

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Books4 WeeksUnlimited3
DVDs/Videos7 DaysUnlimitedNone
Periodicals7 DaysUnlimitedNone

3 Day Loan

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
3 Day Loan Item3 Days2None

Equipment

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Kindle2 WeeksNoneNone

Faculty

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs (Fines and Fees may apply)

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Books1 YearUnlimitedOn-site renewal at the end of the semester
DVDs/Videos7 DaysUnlimitedNone
Periodicals7 DaysUnlimitedNone

Equipment

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Kindle2 WeeksNoneNone

Staff

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs (Fines and Fees may apply)

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Books4 MonthsUnlimited3
DVDs/Videos7 DaysUnlimitedNone
Periodicals7 DaysUnlimitedNone

Equipment

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Kindle2 WeeksNoneNone

Alumni

Fines and Fees may apply

To support lifelong learning Georgetown University offers its graduates continued library membership.

  • Qatar based GU Alumni can borrow a total of 5 items. Access is not provided to main campus materials.
  • Alumni memberships can be obtained by completing the Alumni Borrower Application Form and providing a QR200 refundable deposit.
  • Remote access to a selected number subscription databases is available to alumni using their NetID and password. Click here for additional information.

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

ItemLoan PeriodMax # of ItemsMax # of Renewals
Books4 Weeks53
DVDs/Videos7 Days5None
Periodicals7 Days5None

Visitors

Visitors are welcome to come in and use the library space. Resources can be used within the library only.

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