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Reference Department

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Librarians offer reference assistance and research consultations primarily to GW Law faculty, students, and alumni.

Ways to obtain reference assistance*:

*Updated 8/2/23.

Online research assistance also is available using the Library's research guides and the Library's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

For questions regarding your Library circulation record or circulation/reserve services, contact the Library's Circulation/Reserve Desk: 202-994-6648.

Reference Service Fall 2023 Schedule

A librarian is available* (Eastern Time):

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

*As of 9/9/2023. The Services @ the Jacob Burns Law Library guide provides additional information on current hours and access.