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Washington Research Library Consortium

GW Law students, faculty, and staff may borrow materials from WRLC libraries by using the consortium loan service (CLS). Sign in to your library account and search for a title by choosing "WRLC (GW Libraries & Consortium)." Submit CLS requests by clicking on the link, CLS Request, and completing the form. The pickup location in the form should be George Washington University Jacob Burns Law Library. You will receive an email message when the book is ready for pick up at the circulation desk in the GW Law Library; digital copies are sent to your law school email.

You may also borrow books and requests copies of articles and chapters through Interlibrary Loan.

All circulation matters, such as reviewing due dates and renewals, are done through the patron's "My Library Account" accessed via the JACOB library catalog. If you have questions, please send an email to

The members of WRLC who lend materials are: