- Libraries & Spaces
On Thursday, March 5, the University is closed due to inclement weather. The Lauinger Library building is open on its regular schedule. The Lauinger Circulation Desk, Gelardin New Media Center and Woodstock Theological Library are open with limited staffing. The Blommer Science Library is closed.
In addition to collecting and stewarding resources that comprise a current and retrospective record of human knowledge, the Georgetown University Libraries offer a wide array of services, including reference, instruction and research consultation, to ensure unfettered access to information, and to enhance the University’s goals in learning and the creation of knowledge.
|Number of reference questions asked and answered||21,495|
|Number of research instruction classes taught||425|
|Number of research instruction classes participants||6,265|
|Number of equipment circulated||4,213|
|Number of multimedia instructional sessions taught||58|
|Number of editing rooms checked out||2,822|
|Year the Library opened||1796|
|Year the first Georgetown University Librarian was appointed||1824|
|Year Lauinger Library was dedicated||1970|
|Number of visitors to Lauinger Library in FY2013||979,112|
|Number of visitors to Blommer Science Library in FY2013||92,013|
|Number of staff (FTE)||113.33|
|Number of student assistants (FTE)||21.5|