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Law Library Student Services

Information for UW Law students about the services we offer.

Get Help from Research Services

The Research Services department is here to help you! We are dedicated to supporting UW Law students with all of their scholarly and educational pursuits. Please contact us regarding any of the services we offer. Ways to contact us:


  • Email Research Services at (**note that this email address is only for UW Law faculty, staff, and students).
  • Make an appointment with a Research Services librarian (see below). 
  • Drop by the Reference Office whenever it's open. No Appointment necessary! 
  • Call the Reference Office whenever it's open: 206-543-6794

Information about our services for UW Law Students is also here.

Make an Appointment

You are welcome to seek help from the Research Services department about any aspect of legal research. If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a Research Services Librarian one-on-one or with a group, contact us at, saying what you'd like help with and suggesting possible times. Feel free to request a particular librarian and we'll do our best to accommodate you.

Research Services Librarian   


Anna Endter


Mary Whisner


Maya Swanes


Crystal Alberthal 


Research & Writing Resources

If you get stuck working on a complicated research project or just need some advice about where to start, contact us at or visit us in the Reference Office. We're always happy to provide guidance at any stage in the research and writing process. 


We have created several research guides to help you get started:

Law Library Research Guides


Your Work on a Journal

Getting Published

UW Libraries 

UW Libraries Research Guides  

Academic Success Resources

Need help finding a study aid or exams from previous years? The Library provides these and many other resources to help you succeed during your law school career. In addition, remember that you can ask Research Services for help anytime you have a research-related question.

Study Aids


Past Exams

Exams LibGuide 

Frequently Used Databases

As a UW Law student you have access to many specialized databases from our library. For access to restricted databases for UW Law Students see Westlaw, etc. Access.  If you would like training on any of the databases we offer, contact us at or stop by the Reference Office.

Frequently Used Databases:

Bloomberg Law






Google Scholar


Lexis Advance




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