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Detail of To the Hebrides, lithographic poster by Tom Gilfillan, from the University Art Collection

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Mural depicting a boy in El Salvador in front of a giant ear of corn, from San I Putnam, Language Justice and Educational Technology
Library Showcase Needs Your Vote

The Spring 2021 Library Showcase features more than a dozen remarkable student projects created by using Library collections, software, spaces, equipment, or with assistance or instruction from our staff. Help honor your favorite by voting for the Voters' Choice award.

Tree planting ceremony at Georgetown's June 1919 commencement to memorialize students killed in World War I
New Exhibition Documents Campus War Memorials

You may be surprised by the number of memorials to students who have died in war on the Georgetown campus, even if you have thoroughly explored the grounds. A new library exhibition highlights these memorials through documents and photographs from the Georgetown University Archives.

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Help the Library Redesign its Website

The Library is in the process of redesigning its website for the first time since 2013, and we'd love to hear from students and faculty who use (or don’t use) the Library website to learn how we can make it better serve your needs.

VoiceThread discussion of an Aztec pot
Enliven Online Discussions with VoiceThread

Georgetown classes have access to a tool that can turn online discussions into interactive multimedia conversations that can improve both accessibility and engagement.

Lauinger Library viewed from a tree-lined path on Healy Lawn
Welcome, SHIP Students

Georgetown University Library has millions of books, journals, and databases; a multimedia production lab; a makerspace; and special collections that hold unique historical documents and primary sources. We can't wait to help you navigate it all.

Cover page to a set of anonymous Quarantine Diaries from the COVID Memory Project
Document Pandemic History in the COVID-19 Memory Project

Your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic have historic value. The stories, reflections, and images of faculty, staff, and students are the truest and best record of this unprecedented time and an indispensable part of campus history.

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Develop Skills in the Library’s Summer 2021 Workshops

Are you interested in developing graphs to illustrate research data, creating a brochure, or filming and editing a video? Summer is a perfect time to learn these and other skills by participating in the Library’s workshops.

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Mohsin Hamid Named 2021 Marino Workshop Author

The 2021 Marino Family International Writers' Academic Workshop will feature Mohsin Hamid and his Man Booker Prize-shortlisted book Exit West. Hamid was originally scheduled to be the author for the 2020 Marino Workshop, which was cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Finals, Intersession, and Summer Hours

Lauinger Library will be open daily through finals, the intersession period, and the summer.

Special Collections Gallery

Charles Marvin Fairchild Memorial Gallery