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Last Updated: Oct 5, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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The Law Library’s website is your starting point for accessing the library’s catalog, electronic databases, and other research services. For more information on how to conduct legal research, please see the TMLL Guide to Legal Research.

The most important thing to remember is that the Research Librarians are here to help you with your research. Try to follow the 10 Minute Rule: if you’ve been looking for something for more than 10 minutes and aren’t having any luck—come ask us! Each professor has a library liaison, and this is usually the best person to contact with questions about research--discover the name of the librarian assigned to your professor by checking the list of faculty-librarian assignments and librarian contact information. If the library liaison is not available, or if you have a general question, you can ask at the Information Desk at the library entrance, call the Desk at 410-706-6502, or visit our offices. The Research Librarians all have offices on the fourth floor, to the left of the main staircase.


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