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GW Law Library
Research Guides

Burns Law Library, Summer 2021 Operations

Welcome to the Law Library

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

Use our research guides to help locate materials on various legal topics.  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 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)



Ask Us


Text:  202.999.3685

Phone:  202.994.6647


Interlibrary Resource Sharing


Consortium Loan Service


Burns Dispatch:  202.994.2768

  • Fax:  202.994.0433
  • Fee-based document delivery service for attorneys, law firms and other commercial enterprises