- Are you a member of the Georgetown University Main Campus community who needs somewhere to work with classmates or friends? If so, book a group study room in the Library.
- We love being a second home for Hoyas as you complete your work each semester. Please help us keep the Library a welcoming place to research and study by reviewing some of the policies that help to make it comfortable for all.
- The Library owns more than 4 million print and electronic books, but no library can own everything. If you need something we don’t have, we can help you get it free, quick, and easy through Interlibrary and Consortium loans.
- The Library's Gelardin New Media Center and digital scholarship services have merged into a new Digital Scholarship Services Unit.
- Facing Georgetown's History taps into archival documents and the work of modern thinkers to deepen our understanding of Georgetown's historical connection to slavery.
- Compost'd is a flexible, freezer-based composting container that overcomes issues many people face with countertop systems.
- Lauinger Library is one of the Georgetown University sites displaying art from “Environmental Graphiti—The Art of Climate Change,” a series of digital paintings by artist Alisa Singer.
- A unique collaboration between the Art and Museum Studies program and the Booth Family Center for Special Collections created an exhibition on American women printmakers.
- The collection documents the history of Black members of the Georgetown community.
- Looking for an on-campus job for the fall semester (and beyond)? The Georgetown University Library is looking for students to fill positions.
- The continuing project to digitize the Archives of the Maryland Province of the Society of Jesus has reached another significant milestone, with the completed digitization of Subseries 2.1.
- The Library has a new, and easier, process for checking out cameras, microphones, and other equipment.
- The Library is here to support you during your time at Georgetown, but it can be overwhelming for new Hoyas. Here are some steps you can take today to start to take advantage of everything the Library has to offer.
- Learn skills that will make your research easier and better, help you create eye-catching data visualizations and maps, let you plan and execute exciting videos, and even give you an edge in your job search. Attend one of the Library’s fall workshops!
- Do you enjoy reading and discussing thought-provoking books? The Lattes and Lit book club provides just that opportunity to all Georgetown students, staff, and faculty.
- The Library's new print collections supervisor is a fan of board games and a student of Scotland.
- If you enjoyed the Marino Workshop book The Sound of Things Falling, the newest Recommended Reading Bookshelf has dozens of great titles for your next read.
- Watch a celebrated film about Ruth Bader Ginsburg's early career or a documentary about personalized ringtones among the Yolngu people of Australia, or access a trial version of a database of statistics from British colonies in the Caribbean.
- Recordings from the 2022 Teaching, Learning, and Innovation Summer Institute are now available in the DigitalGeorgetown repository.
- The Booth Family Center for Special Collections and Georgetown’s Catholic Studies Program are now accepting applications for the Hilltop Short-Term Research Fellowship for Individual Research in Catholic Studies, a new four-week research fellowship in Georgetown University Library’s Special Collections.
- This program offers faculty the opportunity to enhance their research with digital tools and methodologies; experiment with emerging technologies; and develop new modes of inquiry, scholarship, and creative production.
- Make buttons, enjoy a scavenger hunt, and test your Georgetown trivia with the Library during Family Weekend.
- Georgetown University Library recently joined the Lyrasis DataCite consortium, which allows Library staff to mint Digital Object Identifiers for research outputs such as publications and datasets that are deposited in DigitalGeorgetown or other scholarly digital repositories.
The history and politics of Brazil, as reflected through the inclusive and expansive nature of Samba, are the subjects of a new Library exhibition that has a special Georgetown connection.
All Georgetown University faculty, students, and staff can publish open access articles in Cambridge University Press journals at no cost to themselves, under a 3-year contract the Library began this year.
- New at the Library this month are a trial of a database with more than 600 streaming theatrical productions and a cookbook of Martha Washington's recipes.