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Research Help


Whether you are working on campus or remotely, the Boston College Law School legal information librarians are here to help you with all your questions and research needs. There are many methods for contacting us for help or to request a consultation. See the different methods below and select the one that works best for you. We look forward to working with you.

Reference hours

Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Chat with us 

To get live help with a research question, you can chat with a research librarian during our scheduled reference hours.

Submit a reference request

Submit a research request using this online form. We'll respond to your request within the next business day.

Request a consultation

Use this form to request an appointment to meet with a research librarian, either in person or vitually, for help getting started with a research project or paper, obtaining training on a legal database, or locating specific materials or sources. This form also allows you to schedule a meeting with a specific librarian.  

Email us

Email us your research questions to and we'll get back to you by the next business day.

Call us

You can speak with a research librarian during our scheduled reference hours by calling 617-552-2971.