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Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Jacob Burns Law Library Operations and Covid-19

Although the law library is closed, we are still here to help.  We’re working remotely to answer your questions about legal research.  You can reach us: 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday – Sunday. Contact us: Email: ...

President’s Day Weekend

In observance of Presidents Day, our schedule for the weekend is: Saturday, February 18 — 9:00AM to 11:45PM Sunday, February 19 — 9:00AM to 6:45PM Monday, February 20 —...

Special Hours for Martin Luther King Holiday Weekend

This weekend, our hours are: Saturday, January 14:   9am to 11:45pm.   A librarian is available from 10am to 7pm for research consultations at the reference desk, by phone 202.994.6647, by chat or by email ereference@law.gwu.edu. Sunday, January 15:  9am to 6:45pm.  A...

Intersession Hours and Holiday Schedule

We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season. During intersession, Dec. 17 – Jan. 7, our hours are 9:00am – 4:45pm.  The reference desk is open 9:00am – 4:30pm.  We’re closed on the following dates:  Dec. 23 – Dec. 26, Friday –...

Thanksgiving, Nov. 24, 2011

Since 1621, the United States has traditionally celebrated a Thanksgiving.   However, it wasn’t until President Abraham Lincoln issued a Proclamation on October 3, 1863, declaring the last Thursday in November as a day to give thanks, that the country observed...

Memorial Day, May 30

On Monday, May 30, we’ll be observing Memorial Day and the library will be closed.  Memorial Day is a federal holiday; for a list of federal holidays see 5 U.S.C. §6103.    Memorial Day was first observed in 1868 by order of Maj. Gen. John Logan of the Grand...