All Main Campus Library facilities are open and operating at full capacity to Georgetown faculty, students, and staff. The Library will be closed to external community members and guests through December 2021, with limited exceptions. Find the most current information available on the Library's COVID-19 FAQ.
Use the search bar above to look up physical books. You can search by the book’s title, the professor’s last name, or the course number (e.g. ENGL-250-01). If you want to check out an item(s) on reserve, write down the call number(s) and bring them to the Circulation Desk. Please note, this search bar does not link to E-reserves or Media reserves, it is for physical books on reserve search only.
Students may borrow up to three reserve items at one time.
Reserve items are available on a first come, first served basis. Reserve items cannot be held, recalled, or renewed.
Overdue Fines for Reserve Materials
2 hour, 4 hour and 24 hour reserve books $1.00 for the first hour overdue, $0.50 for each additional hour
3 day reserve books $2.00 for the first day overdue, $1.00 for each additional day
A replacement fee of $200.00 will be assessed after a reserve item is 4 days overdue. This amount will be adjusted to $40.00 if the item is returned after 4 days.
To avoid fines and to be considerate of other students, please return reserve readings on time.
Electronic Reserves are not housed on the Library’s webpage but in the respective course’s Canvas. Access Services provides professors with PDFs of requested book chapters and journal articles. Many professors post these PDFs directly to the course’s Canvas though the faculty member may distribute them in other manners.
Most Media Reserves are not housed on the Library’s webpage but in the respective course’s Canvas. Access Services provides streaming media to Canvas via Sharestream.
When possible, Access provides streaming media via a licensed distributor (e.g. Kanopy). In these instances, Access provides the faculty member with the permalink to HoyaSearch where that media can be accessed from the Library webpage. Most professors post this permalink to Canvas, but media housed on the Library website can be accessed directly from the website.