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Remote Access to Law Library Resources (COVID-19 Response): Law Library Access & Services

Accessing the Library

The Law Library is closed to users, but we will continue to offer robust virtual services and safe, limited access to collection materials. To preserve staff health and safety, services will be limited to phone, email or Zoom, and some may be by appointment only.

For information on returning and checking out books, see the Materials and Circulation page of this research guide.

Get Help

Have questions about research?  Need help getting started on a project?   

Even if you are far from campus, the Washington University Law Librarians are still here for you! 

Reference service is now available remotely. We will be monitoring email and voicemail Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  To reach your law librarians, you can: 


For questions about accessing Law Library resources, or any other legal research needs, please email

For Law School Fall 2020 Reopening Plan, please go to their dedicated webpage.

For University COVID-19 information, please go to their dedicated webpage.