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First Year Student Guide

Your Personal Librarian

All first-year students are assigned a Personal Librarian (see below). Personal Librarians will show you how to navigate the library resources available through the GU-Q Library and can help you:

  • Locate the information you need, identify the best resources, and formulate a search strategy.
  • Connect to resources beyond Georgetown.
  • Inform you about new library resources and services.
  • Direct you to resources where you can learn about formatting citations and bibliographies.
  • Offer advice when you don't know where to start or what to do next! 

Your Personal Librarian is:

  • Robert Laws if you sign up for the following Proseminar courses:

    • INAF 100 - 73 (prof. Phoebe Musandu)
    • INAF 100 - 75 (prof. Christine Schiwietz)
    • INAF 100 - 76 (prof. Karine Walther)
  • Paschalia Terzi if you sign up for the following Proseminar courses:

    • INAF 100 - 71 (prof. Sonia Alonso Saenz de Oger)
    • INAF 100 - 72 (prof. Mehran Kamrava)
  • Tatiana Usova if you sign up for the following Proseminar courses:

    • INAF 100 - 70 (prof. Rogaia Abusharaf)
    • INAF 100 - 74 (prof. Anne Nebel)
Tatiana Usova

Tatiana Usova
Room: 1B14

tu44@georgetown.edu

Robert Laws

Robert Laws
Room: 1B13

rdl27@georgetown.edu

Paschalia Terzi

Paschalia Terzi
Room: 1B15

pt491@georgetown.edu


Research Assistance

Write an email to your personal librarian to arrange a one-on-one meeting to work on a specific research assignment. 

Course Guides

The GU-Q Librarians have created a number of Course Guides to help you with your assignments. They provide a great starting point and are filled with plenty of useful resources.