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Burns Dispatch: Document Delivery Service

Burns Dispatch is a non-profit, fee-based, document delivery service providing reproduction and circulation services for the collection of the Jacob Burns Law Library.


ALERT: Due to COVID-19, hours and services provided have temporarily changed. 

  • Only photocopies are being provided.
  • The office is open 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday, Thursday and Friday.
  • Renewals can be requested for loaned items.

Burns Dispatch has access to all of the more than 700,000+ print resources owned by the Jacob Burns Law Library. From these resources, we can provide you with the following services.

  • Circulation: A circulation period of 3 weeks with one renewal is available for circulating items.
  • Photocopies: The staff will scan and deliver from any print and/or microform material owned by the Jacob Burns Law Library.  All photocopying is subject to the Burns Dispatch copyright policy. 


Contact and Hours

  • Hours:
    • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm; 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm; closed 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm.
    • Subject to change based on University closings, holidays and staffing.
  • Contact the service using either email or telephone. 
    • 202.994.2768