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Congratulations, Class of 2019

Students at Commencement

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 on your remarkable achievement! The Library has been honored to support you during your time on the Hilltop. Learn how we can support you after Commencement as well.

Research After Graduation

Georgetown offers you so many great resources to help you with your research. And you have spent anywhere from two to ten years honing your research skills to use them all. But what happens when you graduate? This guide, which was created for a joint Common $ense and Library workshop on Research After Graduation, pulls together some suggestions for searching the open web better and leveraging those skills to find freely available resources and tools.

Library Events

The Library hosts a number of events every year, building a community of Hoyas, faculty, alumni, and community members who seek to continue on their journey of lifelong learning. Recent speakers have included former Chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen, Man Booker Prize-Winning Author George Saunders, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist Sara Ganim, world-renowned author and activist Father James Martin, SJ, and others. The Library will post Fall 2019 events in August - we look forward to seeing you!

Access to Databases

Georgetown Alumni have access to a number of abstracts and full-text articles in a variety of Library databases, from Congressional Quarterly to World Shakespeare Bibliography Online. To access the resources available, simply use your Georgetown University NetID and password.

Borrowing Privileges

Recent graduates from any program at Georgetown University are granted limited borrowing privileges until August 31. Recent graduates can borrow up to 6 items for 4 weeks at a time. See the full policy here. After August 31, alumni may borrow books from the Library by becoming Library Associates. First-year graduates are given complimentary membership. Learn more about the Library Associates program and associated benefits on the Library Associates page.