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Reference Department

There are several Reference Librarians at the Syracuse University College of Law Library who are happy to answer any research questions that you may have.  The Reference Desk is located on the first floor of the Law Library.  It is generally staffed during the semester from 9am - 8pm, Monday through Thursday, and 9am - 5pm on Friday, and 9am - 5pm on Sunday.  Come in and let us show you what resources are available to help you through law school!

The expertise of the Reference Librarians is available to you even when you are away from the Law School. Feel free to call us at (315) 443-9572 during the regular reference hours listed above, or submit an Online Reference Query; Generally, we will respond within 24 hours to an online query received Saturday through Thursday.

Reference Consultations

In addition to regular reference service, you may also schedule more detailed instruction from a Reference Librarian.  If your question involves complex research issues, please contact the reference staff to set up an appointment.

Research Guides

The Reference Department has created a number of research guides to assist you with your legal research at the Syracuse University College of Law Library. They are all available as Online Research Guides containing hotlinks to free Internet websites, as well as licensed Law Library databases.

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