Access to Resources

Borrowing/Lending & Renewal Services
Borrow and renew

Undergraduates

Borrow & Renew

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Books 4 Weeks Unlimited 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days 6 None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None

Equipment

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Kindle Fire & iPad 2 Weeks None None

Faculty

Borrow & Renew

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 6 None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None

Equipment

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Kindle Fire & iPad 2 Weeks None None

Staff

Borrow & Renew

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Books 4 Weeks Unlimited 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days 6 None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None

Equipment

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Kindle Fire & iPad 2 Weeks None None

Alumni

Borrow & Renew

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

  • GU-Q alumni can borrow a total of 10 items with a maximum of 2 DVDs and 5 main campus books.
  • Main campus alumni can borrow a total of 5 items with a maximum of 2 DVDs. Access is not provided to main campus materials.
  • Alumni memberships can be obtained by completing the Alumni 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 RENEWALS
Books 4 Weeks (GU-Q) / 2 Weeks (Main Campus) 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days None
Periodicals 7 Days None

Visitors

Borrow & Renew

Georgetown University in Qatar Library is open to the wider Qatar community. Visitors wishing to borrow materials for use outside the library can apply by completing the Community Borrower Application Form and paying a QR200 fee. The community borrower cards are valid for up to one year and not valid for UCL Qatar Library materials.

Community borrowers can have a total of 5 items checked out on their account (no more than 2 DVDs). Washington DC campus library materials and interlibrary loans are not available to community borrowers.

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF RENEWALS
Books 2 Weeks 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days None
Periodicals 7 Days None

UCL Qatar

Borrow & Renew

The UCL Qatar library collections are located on the 2nd floor of the library. Use the self-checkout or take the items you wish to borrow to the combined UCL Qatar/GU-Q library circulation desk on the ground floor.

The UCL-Q community can also check out items from GU-Q Library.

Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

ITEM LOAN PERIOD MAX # OF ITEMS MAX # OF RENEWALS
Books 4 Weeks Unlimited 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days 6 None
Periodicals 7 Days Unlimited None