Services and Resources for MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Rounding in MGUH

Dahlgren Memorial Library’s Hospital Outreach Service improves MedStar Georgetown University Hospital’s quality of patient care, research and education by providing high quality information services and resources.


Jonathan Hartmann is the Senior Clinical Informationist and Head, Data Management at DML and provides MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) with many information services, including:

  • Information support on teaching rounds
  • Research (including literature searches and consultations)
  • Library orientations
  • Workshops on DML databases and resources
  • Handheld support


The Library is open 24/7 to users with a MedStar GUH ID or GU GOCard. Library staff are present Monday-Friday, 8am-8pm.

MGUH staff may enter the library anytime by presenting their MedStar GUH ID or GU GOCard. Between 8:00 pm – 8:00 am you may need to knock on the door for the security guard to let you in.

Borrowing privileges are granted upon presentation of a MedStar GUH ID or GU GOCard.

Interlibrary Loan is FREE for all MedStar GUH Affiliates!

The average time to receive journal articles (electronically) from another institution is 2-5 business days.
The average time to receive a book from another institution is 7-10 business days. Rush service is available.