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COVID-19 and The GW Law Library

Effective Monday, March 23, the Jacob Burns Law Library will be closed to help flatten the COVID-19 infection curve.

View the two guides below for information during this period.

GW Law Library COVID-19 Operations

Information for Students Regarding Online Learning

Library Tour

The Burns Commons provides a collaborative space. Food & drink allowed.


Group Study Rooms

Group study rooms can be reserved through the Law School's room reservation system. Food & drink allowed.


iPad kiosk

Near the Outdoor Patio on LL1 is an iPad kiosk that can be used to chat, text, or email a librarian, search JACOB (the Library's catalog), or view Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).


Outdoor Patio

To the right as you enter Lower Level 1 (LL1) is an outdoor patio/courtyard terrace. The patio is open April through October. Food & drink allowed. Smoking not permitted.



Two photocopiers are located on Lower Level 1 (LL1) near the elevator.



Restroom are located on Lower Level 1 (LL1), to the left as you enter the floor.