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Remote Access to Law Library Services

How to access law library reference, circulation, and faculty services


The reference desk will only offer virtual services until further notice.  While we might not physically be at the desk, we are still offering reference services as described below.  Please don't hesitate to contact us with any of your research needs. 

General Reference Services

The Reference Desk is typically staffed as described in the table below. See for exact hours.  The following reference services are available while the Reference Desk is open.

  • Chat Reference (see picture below) - Our chat reference is available at and staffed during normal reference hours.  Ask any question you'd normally ask in person.
  • Phone - We're happy to discuss research over the phone. You can set up a time for a consultation either through chat or email. Usually, we can take phone calls right away, and realize that sometimes it's faster to talk through issues.
  • Email -
Monday - Thursday Friday Saturday-Sunday
8:30 AM - 8:00 PM 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM


Student Reference

While you may be far away from campus, reference is still available to students remotely.  Law Librarians are available through the methods described in the General Reference box above.   We are also available for online research consultations Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 8 pm.   To set up an appointment, feel free to email one of the law librarians or just send an email to For online access to casebooks and other online materials see our guide here.

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