Address: Corner of 37th and N Streets, NW 20057-1036
Hours: M-Th 8:30am-Midnight; F 8:30am-10pm Sat. 10am-10pm; Sun. 11am-Midnight
Notes: Law students can check out books here.
Home Page: www.library.georgetown.edu
Address:Medical Science Building, GM7
3900 Reservoir Road, NW 20007
Directions and Maps
Hours:The Library is open 24/7 to GU faculty, staff and students.
Notes: Law students can register to check out books here.
Home Page: www.dml.georgetown.edu
Address: 37th & O Street, NW, 102 Healy Hall, 20057-1212
Hours: M-F 9am-5pm; Sat. 12pm-5pm; Summer hours: M-F 9am-5pm
Notes: The library houses a non-circulating reference collection.
Home Page: http://bioethics.georgetown.edu
Address: Suite LL34, 520 King St., Alexandria, VA 22314
Notes: Lexis & Westlaw terminals available for all
Home Page: http://alexandriava.gov/LawLibrary
Address: Suite 303, 7 Church Circle, Annapolis, MD, 21401
Phone: (410) 222-1387
Notes: Lexis & Westlaw public access terminals
Home Page: http://www.circuitcourt.org/law-library-mainmenu-40
Address: 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW 20016
Directions and Maps
Hours: M-F: 8 am to 8 pm; Sat. & Sun.: 9 am to 5 pm
Notes: Open to public for legal research except during AU's exam period. The AU stop on the Metro red line is a pleasant (although not especially short) walk from the law school. Buses are available near the stop to take you to campus. Neighborhood parking is not permitted; fee parking in law school garage may be available.
Home Page: http://library.wcl.american.edu/
Address: 3600 John McCormick Road, NE 20064 (200 yards from Metro)
Hours: M-F 7am-11:45pm; Sat. & Sun. 9am-11:45pm
Notes: Open to the public for legal research except during CU's exam period. Located at Brookland/CUA stop (two stops from Union Station) on Metro Red Line.
Home Page: http://law.cua.edu/library
Address: 500 Indiana Avenue NW - Room 6735, Washington, DC 20001
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Notes: Open to the public but no borrowing privileges. Can scan books and other documents for free. Paper copies for .25 cents
Address: 4110 Chain Bridge Rd., Suite 115, Fairfax, VA 22030
Notes: Public Access Westlaw terminal
Home Page: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/courts/lawlib/
Address: 2929 Van Ness Street, NW 20008
Hours: M-F 7am-11pm; Sat. 9am-10pm; Sun. 11am-11pm
Notes: Open to the public for legal research. Van Ness stop on the Red Line.
Home Page: http://library.law.howard.edu/
Address: 101 Independence Avenue, SE - Madison Building 20540
Hours: Mon. - Sat.: 8:30am to 5:00pm; Retrieval service ends at 4:00 pm
Notes: Best place for international and foreign law materials not available in GU law library. Be prepared to spend some time here as many items must be requested from the closed stacks. A Library of Congress Reader Registration card is required to visit the Reading Rooms. Review the information for researchers page (especially the strict rules about personal belongings - such as laptops) before visiting. Bring a photo ID.
Home Page: http://www.loc.gov/law/public/law.html
Address: 50 Maryland Ave., Room 326 , Rockville, MD 20850
Phone: (240) 777-9120
Home Page: http://www6.montgomerycountymd.gov/cigtmpl.asp?url=/Content/CircuitCourt/Court/LawLibrary/LawLibrary.asp
Address: 14735 Main Street - Room M-1400, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am - 4:30pm
Notes: Open to the public, U.S Codes including Maryland, Virginia, and D.C. Lexis and Westlaw only for attorneys.
Home Page: https://www.princegeorgescourts.org/285/Law-Library
Address: 4200 Connecticut Avenue NW, Washington, DC 2008-1174
Hours: Monday - Friday, 8-12 am; Saturday, 10am-10pm; Sunday, 12pm-12am
Notes: Open to the public for legal research. Lexis and Westlaw are available but need to have own password. Document delivery available.
Home Page: http://library.law.udc.edu
Address: 10 First Street, SE - Jefferson Building 20540
Hours: Consult the online hours for the Reading Room that you are visiting.
Notes: Largest library in the country but still doesn't have everything. Be prepared to spend some time here as many items must be requested from the closed stacks. A Library of Congress Reader Registration card is required to visit the Reading Rooms. Review the information for researcherspage (especially the strict rules about personal belongings - such as laptops) before visiting. Bring a photo ID.
Home Page: http://www.loc.gov/
Address: University of Maryland campus, College Park, MD
Hours: M-Th 8am-11pm; Fri. 8am-8pm; Sat. 10am-8pm; Sun. Noon-11pm
Notes: Large university library. Easy parking; ½ hour walk from College Park stop on Green Line (buses available at Metro to take you to campus). Major regional source for government documents.University of Maryland law library is in Baltimore.
Home Page: www.lib.umd.edu/MCK/mckeldin.html
Address: 901 G Street, NW 20001
Hours: M-Tues 12 pm -9pm; Wed. - Sat.9:30 am-5:30pm, Sun. closed
Notes: Washingtonian Room is a good source of items published about DC or by Washingtonians.People who are DC Residents, work in DC, attend school in DC, or pay DC taxes may apply for borrowing privileges.
Home Page: http://dclibrary.org
Before scheduling a visit, call ahead for current hours and access policies.
These resources list public law libraries in D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.
Updated 6/5 (TT)