The Reference Desk is located just behind the Circulation Desk on the first floor of Rains. Regular reference desk hours are the following:

Friday, May 18 - Saturday, August 18 [Inter-Session/Summer Session]

Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Saturday - Sunday  Closed 

View the library calendar for a complete, current list of hours.

During reference desk hours, assistance is also available by email, or by calling the Reference Desk at 213.736.1177.

Reference librarians teach a variety of courses to help you prepare for the demands of legal research in your future practice, including First Year Legal Research Practicum, Advanced Legal Research, Legal Research Fundamentals for the Litigator, and Legal Research for the Transactional Lawyer.

Please contact the Reference Desk to speak with a librarian about legal research strategies and library resources available to help you.