The Reference Area & Desk is located on the second floor of the library, near the main elevator, on the Lowerline side of the building. The telephone number for the Reference Desk is:
You can also email your research or reference questions to:
Reference Librarians can answer questions about the use of library materials and suggest research strategies. Reference Librarians cannot answer legal questions and they cannot give legal advice. Feel free to also contact one of the librarians if you want to set up a time to meet with them.
Regular Reference Hours
Monday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
Tuesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Wednesday: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Thursday: 1:00pm - 8:00pm
One of the reference librarians is also available on Sundays, from 1-5pm, to help you with research and reference questions. Reference hours during the summer are based upon availability and projects that are occurring at the time.
Loyola Law students may request an individual or group appointment with a reference librarian, covering any needs or questions about any type of legal research. Consultations are offered all year and may be helpful for academic papers or before summer employment. Examples of training sessions include HeinOnline, non-legal databases, advanced searching for cases, and researching a paper topic.
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