Research Help

Where to Get Research Help


Phone: 213-736-1177


When Research Help is Available

Usually, a reference librarian will be monitoring the reference email account during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Friday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

For holidays and other exceptions to reference desk hours, please see Opening Hours.

Outside of the reference desk hours, reference librarians are available by appointment and will monitor the email as much as possible. Specific hours will vary but, generally, at least on librarian will be available by appointment or email during the following hours:

Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. 
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

About Research Help

Each of Loyola's reference librarians has both a J.D. and a master's degree in librarianship and is available to provide research help to students, alumni, and faculty.

For students and alumni, reference librarians are happy to suggest the best books, databases, and strategies to complete legal research for jobs, classes, law reviews, moots, and other school activities.

For faculty, reference librarians are happy to support research and teaching by retrieving books, articles, and legal documents; obtaining access to databases; compiling bibliographies; establishing email alerts for news, journals, and cases; training research assistants; and guest lecturing.