Alumni Services

Student Services
Graduate focused services

Borrow and 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 Alumni) / 2 Weeks (Main Campus Alumni) 3
DVDs/Videos 7 Days None
Periodicals 7 Days None

Digital & Multimedia Services

Alumni are welcome to make use of the computing and multimedia services available in the library.


Computer Commons

The library has "green" open access computers with no printing available and "blue" login computers with printing available.

Multimedia

Alumni can access most of our multimedia content, including ebooks, online journals, DVDs, and streaming media. License agreements with some content providers restrict access only to Georgetown University staff and students. Remote access to a selected number of subscription databases is available to alumni using their NetID and password. Click here for additional information.

Copy Centers

The self-service photocopier equipment is available on the ground and first floor of the library.

Reference Services

Librarians are available to help answer any questions you have finding and accessing library materials. Ask for help at the Reference Desk.

Assistive Technology

In partnership with the Office of Academic Services and Mada, the Qatar Assistive Technology Center the Library provides equipment and software designed specifically for learners who are visually or hearing impaired.

Image Magnifier

The Image Magnifier enlarges difficult to read text. The text or an image can be placed on the table and offers multiple magnification settings.

Text-to-Speech

The Text-to-Speech equipment scans and then reads text out-loud at variable speeds. Headphones are available to ensure comfortable listening and privacy.