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Arab & Middle Eastern Studies

Use Your NetID for Online Library Services

GU faculty, staff and students can log in to several online library services with NetID and password, expediting your access. These services, which formerly required alternate authentications, include:

·         Your My Account section of the Georgetown University Library catalog, HoyaSearch

·         Your off-campus login to use our e-resources (EZProxy)

·         Lauinger Library's Interlibrary Loan (ILLiad) Service --- If you have an existing ILLiad account with a different username/password, please create a new account using your NetID/password; library staff will merge the 2 accounts.

If you encounter any issues with these streamlined services, please email Lauinger Library’s Access Services Department.


How do I know what books/films/etc. I have checked out? And when they are due?

--- click on Your Account at the top of most pages in the library's website.

Where can I get more information about Primary Sources?   

--- see the research guide on Primary Sources for general information, as well  as the pages under the Primary Sources tab at the top of this guide, for materials specific to the Arab world/Middle East.

I cannot figure out how to look up books in Arabic in HoyaSearch; what can I do? 

--- see the section entitled "Finding Arabic Books" in this guide.  Under #7, you will find a link to the Library of Congress Arabic Romanization Table; there are numerous other tips about find books in Arabic under this heading.  Still having problems?  Email Brenda Bickett for assistance:

How can I find out when the librarian has office hours in CCAS?

--- see the box titled "Librarian's CCAS Office Hours" under Brenda Bickett's picture.

I heard that the library subscribes to many newspapers from all over the world.  How can I access these online? 

--- see the section on "News Sources" under "Other Resources" in this guide.

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