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Himmelfarb Headlines - November / December 2020

What's New at Himmelfarb

What's New at HimmelfarbAccessing the Himmelfarb Library
Are you onsite? Depending on your status, you may be able to visit the Himmelfarb library in person. We have made a guide that addresses many questions and comments about getting into the library, who is allowed, and any precautions you need to take. A mask is required at all times. Find out more at Himmelfarb's New Normal guide.

University wide access to the Washington Post, New York Times & Wall Street Journal
If you are a GW Faculty, Student or Staff member, you now have full access to the Washington Post, New York Times & the Wall Street Journal. You can find access through the Gelman Library Current News page.

Interlibrary Loans: Books to your home
If you are looking for a book through our Interlibrary Loan service, we now offer the option to have the book shipped to your house. Users will be notified of all responsibilities that must be accepted before we ship; contact mlbdoc@gwu.edu if you have further questions on this new service. Further information can be found on our blog post.

•  Additionally, if we own the book you are looking for, you can have a Himmelfarb book shipped to you by using our delivery form.

New PrePrints Libguide!
Have you heard about our new PrePrints Libguide? Find out more about how your research manuscript will be disseminated prior to peer review. Our Libguide will not only introduce you to the concept, but will help you to better understand the process that takes place before publishing. Take a look!

Consortium Loan Service (CLS)
Our Consortium services are back in business, allowing us to borrow books from within the DC Consortium area. Search our catalog while logged into your account to see if a book is available at one of the WRLC libraries such as Georgetown or American, and make your request online today. Need help? Consult our CLS Libguide for further guidance. Current delivery time is projected to be 2-3 business days.

Study Room Reservations
Yes! Our study rooms are available - by reservation only! Pandemic guidelines apply, feel free to reserve a space today so you can study in peace. Remember, you must wear a mask at all times while on Library grounds.

Book Renewals
Weather teaching or studying remotely, there are ways to renew your library materials. Contact us to ask for a renewal. Keep in mind, it is better to ask for a renewal closer to the listed due date to extend the check out time for as long as possible.

•  himmelfarb@gwu.edu or (202) 994-2962 for all Himmelfarb renewals
•  mlbdoc@gwu.edu for Interlibrary (ILL) renewals
•  imroberts@email.gwu.edu for Consortium Loans (CLS) renewals.

 


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