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COVID-19 and The GW Law Library

Effective Monday, March 23, the Jacob Burns Law Library will be closed to help flatten the COVID-19 infection curve.

View the two guides below for information during this period.

GW Law Library COVID-19 Operations

Information for Students Regarding Online Learning

Services @ the Jacob Burns Law Library

Access to the Library

Effective Monday, March 23, the library is closed.  We continue to offer services remotely.

Staff are present to accept deliveries, including those made by Staples, UPS, FedEx, USPS and other commercial delivery services.  Please knock on the door for assistance or phone 202.994.6648.

Reference Service Hours

Reference service is available:‚Äč

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

Reference service is closed:

  • Saturday - Sunday, May 23 - May 24
  • Sunday, June 28
  • Friday - Sunday, July 3 - July 5


Reference Services

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

  • Email:
  • Chat
  • Text:  202-999-3685

Holidays for Summer 2020

The Law Library Summer holidays are:


Monday, May 25    CLOSED


Friday, July 3         CLOSED

Saturday, July 4     CLOSED