Reference Services

Reference librarians are available to help all students with research questions and projects. Reference librarians can help you locate an individual source or provide research assistance for in-depth research projects. We're available for drop-in questions and longer research consultations by appointment. If you spend more than 15 minutes looking for something, ask a reference librarian!

Reference desk service during the academic year is available:

    Monday - Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
    Friday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Saturday Noon to 6:00 p.m.
    Sunday Noon to 6:00 p.m.

You may contact the reference librarians at or by telephone at 202-274-4352.

You may also chat with a reference librarian at during the reference hours listed above.

Summer Reference Services

Reference Desk service is not available over the summer. Service hours may also vary during school breaks. Visit Access & Hours for the library's opening schedule.

You may always contact the reference librarians at or by calling 202-274-4352 and leaving a message. We will respond within 24 hours when the library is open.

Reference Librarians

Contact any of the following reference librarians an appointment to schedule:

Databases and Websites

Law-related resources

Non-law databases via AU Bender Library