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Public Patrons: Reference Services

A guide to services for members of the Public

Reference Services

Reference Law Librarians have considerable experience providing assistance to all patrons who enter the Law Library.

Reference services include instruction and assistance with:

  • Searching and locating traditional law library materials (e.g., books, law reviews, looseleaf services).
  • Research assistance involving any legal and non-legal subject matters.

For reference assistance, please stop by the Reference Area located in the East Wing, first floor of the Law Library OR by any of the following methods:

Reference Hours

Reference hours vary depending on the time of the year.



On-Call Reference

            Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Circulation Desk Hours

(Regular Academic Term)

Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - Midnight
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. - Midnight

Circulation Desk Hours


Monday - Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


Computer Support Hours (Regular Academic Term)
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Computer Support Hours (Summer)

Monday - Friday     8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m


Special hours are set for holidays and inter-session periods. For updates, visit the Library’s website at