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Employee Library Guide

Welcome to the Georgetown University in Qatar Library (GU-Q Library)

Our Collections

Primarily focused on international relations, political science, history, economics, languages & literature, philosophy and theology, the library’s collections comprise over 90,000 physical items including:

  • Books (including fiction)
  • DVDs (documentaries, movies and TV box sets)
  • Travel guides  - print and online
  • Periodicals - Use the HoyaSearch tab on the Library website) (academic journals and popular magazines) 
  • Daily newspapers..

You also have access to a much larger collection of e-books (1.6 million), e-journals, databases, documentaries, and other electronic resources in conjunction with our main campus libraries in Washington, DC. Some of the great resources include:


The library has a number of Kindle e-book readers that can be borrowed. They come pre-loaded with plenty of fiction and non-fiction titles.