Visitor Services

Student Services
Open to the Qatar community

Borrow & Renew

Georgetown University is open to the wider Qatar community. Visitors wishing to borrow materials can use the Community Borrower Application Form and pay a QR200 fee. Community borrower cards are valid until 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

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

Qatar National Library

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

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

Qatar National Library

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.


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

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