Contact Information

If you have any questions about the programs offered or would like more information please contact
Stephen Bennett, IMES Education & Outreach Coordinator
Email:  imesnrc@gwu.edu
Phone: 202-994-7904

Resource Library

The Resource Library, located in the IMES office suite in the Elliott School, is open to IMES students, faculty and staff as well as K-12 educators in the DC area. The library serves as an easily accessible resource for books, periodicals, and films on the Middle East.

To view our book and film collection, please click here.

To view our film guide for educators, which includes synopses and suggested classroom usages for the films, please click on the image below.


IMES subscribes to the following periodicals:

The Economist
Foreign Affairs
Foreign Policy
Jerusalem Post
Middle East Report 
New York Times
Saudi Aramco World
Washington Post


Borrowing Policies

  1. K-12 educators and GW faculty, staff and students are eligible to borrow books, films, and periodicals from the library.

  2. K-12 educators, GW faculty, staff, and students may borrow books and periodicals for three weeks at a time. Films may be borrowed for one week at a time.

  3. Books currently in use in GW classes may be borrowed by students only for a period of 48 hours at a time. 

  4. Materials must be picked up from the IMES office, but in special circumstances may be mailed. Our address is:
    1957 E St., NW
    Suite 512
    Washington, DC 20052

  5. Materials can be returned in person or via insured mail. IMES does not provide postage. It is the borrower's responsibility to return items by the due date.

  6. IMES reserves the right to charge late fees for materials not returned in a timely fashion, as well as a full replacement fee for materials lost.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at imesnrc@gwu.edu or 202.994.7904.