Visitors

Visitors are welcome to come in and use the library space. Resources can be used within the library only.


Sign-up with the Qatar National Library to access their extensive information resources in a wide variety of subjects.

Qatar National Library

Qatar National Library

Sign-up with the Qatar National Library to access their extensive information resources in a wide variety of subjects.

Qatar National Library

Borrow & Renew

In anticipation of the opening of the Qatar National Library, we are no longer accepting or renewing community borrowers. All Community Borrower cards will expire by December 31, 2017.


Books, Periodicals, and DVDs

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

Qatar National Library

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Digital & Multimedia Services

Visitors may use the computing and multimedia services available in the library.

Computer Commons

Visitors can use our "green" open access computers to view multimedia content, including ebooks, online journals, DVDs, and streaming media. There are no printing facilities for visitors.


Qatar National Library

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Reference Services

Georgetown University 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.



Qatar National Library

Sign-up with the Qatar National Library to access their extensive information resources in a wide variety of subjects.

Qatar National Library