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Research Guides

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.

Submit a request

  • Submit a request via email to
  • Phone requests are not accepted.
  • For photocopy requests please provide complete details such as full titles, page numbers, publication year, etc. Please do not use abbreviations. 
  • Staff do not provide research services.
  • Copyright: A signed copyright form must be on file before any order will be processed.


  • Requests received before 2:00 pm will be processed the same business day.  Generally, requests are done within 2 hours but this is not guaranteed. 
  • Requests received after 2:00 pm will be processed the next business day.
  • Rush service is not provided.


  • Loans: The service will contact you when the item is ready for pickup. The client must arrange for pickup.
  • FedEx or United Parcel Service: Client must provide account number.
  • Copies: PDF emailed to client.