RWU Law students have come from almost every state, hundreds of undergraduate institutions, and nations as diverse as Canada, China, Guatemala, India, Ireland, Liberia, Russia, South Korea and Zimbabwe.
Ask a Librarian
Ask a Librarian is normally available when reference service is available. During the Fall and Spring semesters, reference hours are:
Monday - Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
During the fall semester, Sunday reference assistance is available 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Aug. 24th through Dec. 8th, except for:
- September 1, Labor Day Holiday weekend
- October 13, Columbus Day Holiday weekend
Sunday reference assistance is not available during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
Summer semester reference hours are generally:
Monday - Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
During the Summer semester, librarians are available even though the Reference Desk is not staffed as many hours. Ask a Librarian is available on a limited basis. Students and faculty are encouraged to email, call or visit the library when the Ask a Librarian service is not available.
To use the chat feature of Ask a Librarian:
• Verify that Ask a Librarian is “Online.”
• Enter your name and RWU email address.
• Type your question.
If Ask a Librarian is “Offline,” you will be given the option to contact the reference staff via e-mail at LawLibraryHelp@rwu.edu.
You may also contact a librarian by telephone at (401) 254-4547.
For complex questions, students are encouraged to meet with a reference librarian in person to learn what library services and resources are available to them.