How can I ask a question? instant message/chat, phone (202-994-2850), email (email@example.com), or text message (202-601-3525)
Who answers questions? Himmelfarb reference and research staff answer questions: Elaine Sullo, Stacy Brody, Tom Harrod, Paul Levett, Susan Koenig and Samrawit Sisay. We may also connect you with a specific staff member to provide specialized support.
How do we communicate? We're available via email, chat, and phone for quick questions, and can schedule web conferences for more in-depth questions and projects.
What can librarians help with? We can help with quick questions (finding full-text, identifying a resource, formatting a citation or using a citation management tool) as well as with more in-depth queries:
What hours is the service offered? Mon-Thurs: 8:30 AM - 8 PM and Fri 8:30 AM - 5 PM
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Himmelfarb Library provides access to 125+ electronic databases, 6,400+ electronic books, and 4,800+ electronic journals. Online access is available 24/7 to GW faculty, students, residents, and staff.
Are you enrolled in online classes offered in the SMHS, GWSPH, or SON? Shipping Service is available for Himmelfarb's collection as well as as Consortium Loan Service (CLS) and Interlibrary Loan items.
Do you need something available at another local academic library? Request it by logging in to Health Information @ Himmefarb! Items delivered to Himmelfarb or the VSTC library, via Shipping Service, or via Courtyard Pick-up Service!
Himmelfarb Library's building is open to patrons that have been approved to be on campus during phase 1 of reopening (SMHS Laboratory Research), GW residents, SMHS, SON and GWSPH students currently enrolled in on-site classes or on clinical rotations, and MD students in the virtual track. Approved users must present a GWorld card; other forms of identification are not currently accepted. Our hours are:
Monday - Thursday: 8am - 10pm
Friday: 8am - 6pm
Saturday: 12n - 8pm
Sunday: 12n - 10pm
Request Books: submit e-book and print book purchase requests for courses. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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