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Law Library Student Services

Information for UW Law students about the services we offer.

Get Help from the Library

The Library 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 us at lawref@uw.edu (**note that this email address is only for UW Law faculty, staff, and students).
  • Make a one-on-one appointment with a librarian (see below). 
  • Drop by the Info Desk whenever it's open. No Appointment necessary! 
  • Call us whenever we're open: 206-543-6794

Make an Appointment

You are welcome to seek help from the Library about any aspect of legal research. If you would like to make an appointment to meet with a librarian one-on-one or with a group, contact us at lawref@uw.edu, 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   

 Office 

Mary Whisner
whisner@uw.edu

  L152

Maya Swanes
mswanes@uw.edu

  L157

Crystal Alberthal
calberth@uw.edu 

  L133

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 lawref@uw.edu 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:

 

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.

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 lawref@uw.edu or stop by the Reference Office.

Frequently Used Databases:

 

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