We are here to provide information assistance to the GW Law faculty and students. We also encourage GW Law alumni and Friends of the Jacob Burns Law Library to use our services. Please ask us if you have a question about legal research or about library services and operations.
Learn more about library services through our Information and Services guides.
The Jacob Burns Law Library follows University policies on wearing masks. Please see the University Coronavirus Updates web page for more information on University policies.
Masks must be worn at all times except while drinking or taking oral medications for brief periods. Prolonged periods of mask removal are not permitted for drinking.
In order to enforce the mask policy, food is not permitted in the Law Library. Masks may be lowered briefly to take a drink from a beverage; prolonged mask removal is not permitted.
View your circulation record online by signing into your library account.
The circulation desk can be reached at 202-994-6648. Books may be returned during Summer 2021 operational hours, Monday - Friday, 8am - 7pm, by placing library material on the book return cart at the library's first-floor entrance. A staff member will retrieve the returned items from the cart and check them in.
Books may also be returned to the library using a tracking service like UPS, FedEx or Priority Mail. Ship to:
Jacob Burns Law Library
The George Washington University
Attn: Document Services
716 20th St. NW
Washington, DC 20052
We will retrieve items located at off-site storage if the item is not available in PDF, is not available online directly from the publisher or is not available as a reprint. Please ask us if you have questions about retrieval of special requests from off-site storage.