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GW Law Library
Research Guides

Services @ the Jacob Burns Law Library

Reference Services

Reference services are available by email, chat, and text.  Librarians may be available by appointment through Google Meet.

  • Email: ask@law.gwu.libanswers.com
  • Chat
  • Text:  202-999-3685

Reference Service Hours for Spring 2021

Spring hours (Eastern Time) begin Sunday, January 3:

  • Monday - Friday:  9:00am - 7:00pm
  • Saturday & Sunday:  10:00am - 5:00pm

Email: ask@law.gwu.libanswers.com

Special Services for GW Law Alumni

Specialized Legal Databases

Off-campus access is available for the Hein Online Law Journal Collection, through the GW Law alumni portal.  Log in to the the Alumni Community, then use the drop down menu for Benefits & Services to click on GW Law Library Resources.  Follow the instructions to sign into Hein Online.

Burns Dispatch

Burns Dispatch is our not-for-profit, fee based service for reproduction or circulation of items in our collection.  Use Burns Dispatch to request items from the law library. 

In the D.C. Metro area or across country--we send books by UPS or we email photocopies as PDF attachments.  Copyright restrictions apply to requests for reproduction.

Email or send your request by fax to: