Ask-a-Librarian

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. 

E-mail

The e-mail address is library@law.miami.edu. 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.  

Text Message

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).  

QUICKLINKS

Training
Library Hours
Library Staff
Ask a Librarian

ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
Instructions: Video  |  Text

HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Library Reference: 305-284-3585
Library Circulation: 305-284-3563
Automated Operator: 305-284-2250
Copy Center: 305-284-3272
Computer Help Desk: 305-284-5297

 

QUOTE
"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."
- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian

QUICKLINKS

Training
Library Hours
Library Staff
Ask a Librarian

ACCESSING DATABASES FROM OFF-CAMPUS OR USING WIRELESS
Instructions: Video  |  Text

HELPFUL PHONE NUMBERS

Library Reference: 305-284-3585
Library Circulation: 305-284-3563
Automated Operator: 305-284-2250
Copy Center: 305-284-3272
Computer Help Desk: 305-284-5297

 

QUOTE
"Perhaps the two most valuable and satisfactory products of American civilization are the librarian on the one hand and the cocktail in the other."
- Louis Stanley Jast, Librarian