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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

Burns Law Library Welcome Guide

Guide for new and returning students.

Access to the Library

Effective Monday, March 23, the library is closed.  We continue to offer services remotely.

Staff are present to accept deliveries, including those made by Staples, UPS, FedEx, USPS and other commercial delivery services.  Please knock on the door for assistance or phone 202.994.6648.

Welcome to the Law Library

Welcome to the Jacob Burns Law Library!

Check out Jacob, our online catalog, for information about the collection.  Find help searching the library's catalog.

Find your zone for a quiet place to study or to collaborate on a project.

Locate study aids to help you succeed.

Learn more about library services with our guide to Services @ the Jacob Burns Law Library and on our self-guided tours.

Burns Law Library Interactive Tour

Contact Us

We are located on the main campus, in historic Foggy Bottom:

 

Jacob Burns Law Library

The George Washington University

716 20th St., N.W.

Washington, D.C. 20052

 

Main Phone:  202.994.6648 (Circulation Desk)

 

Reference:  

Ask Us

Email:  ask@law.gwu.libanswers.com

Text:  202.999.3685

 

Interlibrary Resource Sharing

  • ill@law.gwu.edu​

Consortium Loan Service

  • clsburns@law.gwu.edu

Burns Dispatch:  202.994.2768

  • dispatch@law.gwu.edu
  • Fax:  202.994.0433
  • Fee-based document delivery service for attorneys, law firms and other commercial enterprises