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Borrowing @ Jacob Burns Law Library

Loan periods and fees

GW Faculty

GW staff may borrow items directly with their GWorld card when visiting the law library or may request items through the CLS or through interlibrary loan for delivery to the Gelman or Himmelfarb Libraries.

Materials Type Loan Period Renewable (materials may not be overdue)
General Collection 4 Months 4 Months, with due dates of January 31, May 31, and September 30
Reserves 2 Hours 2 Hours, after a 30-minute waiting period
Bound Periodicals Not Applicable  

All items borrowed from the law library are subject to recall and must be returned within 14 days of receipt of the recall notice.  Recalled items borrowed through interlibrary loan must be returned immediately.