Law Librarians are an invaluable source of information about both the theory and practical aspects of legal research. Each of our Research Services Librarians has earned both a law degree and a graduate degree in information science. All are thoroughly familiar with the full array of print and electronic resources in the Law Library’s Collection. Whether you are a first year student in need the title of a good study aid or a 3L seeking advice on research strategy for your rigorous writing requirement, they are here to help.
In part, Law Librarians:
- offer regular workshops on efficient use of the Law Library’s print materials
- provide individual and group training on electronic holdings, including CALI, HeinOnline, LexisNexis, Loislaw, Westlaw and more
- assist law students in locating multidisciplinary materials
- give in-depth training on substantive areas to Graduate Assistants
- decipher unfamiliar legal citations
A law librarian is generally available Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. until 10 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., and Saturday 12 p.m. until 7p.m. during the academic year. Reference hours are limited during the summer and when school is not in session, but students are encouraged to make individual appointments by calling the Reference Desk at ext. 4145.