Ask-a-Librarian is the e-mail reference service provided by the University of Miami Law Library. It is only available to law faculty, staff and students. This service is designed to answer brief reference questions, suggest research strategies, help in locating library materials, and provide referrals to appropriate resources. When submitting your question, please state it as clearly as possible so that we can adequately meet your information need.
The law library is only providing virtual reference services at this time.
Virtual reference will be unavailable on Monday, May 25th for Memorial Day.
The e-mail address is email@example.com. E-mail service is available while a reference librarian is available although it may take 24 hours to receive a response.
Chat or Instant Message
Not fast enough, the law library also offers Live or Chat reference services. To access a chat session, go to https://law-miami.libanswers.com and start by filling in your name and affiliation and then clicking on the Start Chat button. Chat Reference is available during reference hours: Monday-Friday - 9 am-6 pm. Even if Chat is offline, you can still submit a question from this page.
If you want to use your phone, the law library also offers text reference services. (Standard messaging charges apply.) Text to 305-712-6542.Text a Librarian is available during reference hours (Monday-Friday - 9 am-6 pm).