Borrowing

Important Update to Library Borrowing Policies, September 2020

Due to safety precautions, students, faculty and staff are not allowed to retrieve books from the stacks. Library items can be requested using the Library Item Request Form.

Undergraduates

Fines and Fees may apply

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Books 4 Weeks Unlimited 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days Unlimited None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None
3 Day Loan
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
3 Day loan item 3 Days 2 None
Equipment
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Kindle 2 Weeks None None
Faculty

Fines and Fees may apply

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Books 1 Year Unlimited On-site renewal at the end of the semester
DVDs/Videos 7 Days Unlimited None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None
Equipment
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Kindle 2 Weeks None None
Staff

Fines and Fees may apply

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Books 4 Months Unlimited 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days Unlimited None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None
Equipment
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Kindle 2 Weeks None None
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
Item Loan Period Max # of Items Max # of Renewals
Books 4 Weeks 5 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days 5 None
Periodicals 7 Days 5 None
Visitors

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