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MacMillan Law Library Services and Response to COVID-19: Talk to a Law Librarian

MacMillan Law Library Reference Desk

Talk to a Law Librarian

Here are three ways to request assistance:

1. To have a conversation with us, Join Zoom Meeting (camera optional).

2. To request an in-depth one-on-one research consultation, submit a consultation request.

3. For quick questions, send us an email.

Questions for the MacMillan Law Library?

General Questions? 
Please complete this Questions for the Law Library? form.

Faculty Research Question?
Please complete our Faculty Request form.

Student Research Question?
Please complete our Student Research Request form. 

MacMillan Library Virtual Research Services (January 4 - January 29, 2022):

          Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

MacMillan Library Building Hours (January 4 - January 29, 2022)

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 12pm - 4pm

Virtual Reference Desk (January 4 - January 29, 2022)
Monday: 12pm - 5pm
Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 10am - 2pm 
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: 1pm - 4pm

IT Help Desk:
Monday - Friday: Closed (see IT Virtual Help Desk below)
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

IT Virtual Help Desk
Email us at lawstudent-help@emory.edu and we'll reach out to you via Zoom.

Have something checked out from us?

And need to return it but you haven't been cleared to return to campus or are not in the Atlanta area?  Please see our Returning Library Materials guidelines for additional information.   

If you are graduating in May, please return all library materials by June 1st.  If you are not in the Atlanta area, see Returning Library Materials guidelines for instructions for self-shipping your library items.  

Please contact lawcirc@emory.edu for additional assistance.

1. Talk with us in Zoom (video optional)

 Join Zoom Meeting 
(Video Optional)

     Talk with a Law Librarian via zoom!

          Monday: 12pm - 5pm
          Tuesday - Thursday: 9am - 5pm
          Friday: 10am - 2pm
          Saturday: Closed
          Sunday: 1pm - 4pm 

 

Use this link for conversational questions such as:

I am spading an article and I don't know how to find this congressional report - can you help me?

How do I use the library's catalog?

Where's the best place to find pleadings?

So, how does this Virtual Reference Desk work?

Our six dual-degreed law librarians take turns hosting our Virtual Reference Desk zoom meeting.  Wonder who is hosting the zoom meeting at the moment?  Here's our weekly schedule:

This is our target schedule and may vary week to week based on our staffing levels.  The Waiting Room feature in Zoom has been enabled, so if we don't click you in right away, we are likely working with another patron and will admit you to the Zoom Meeting as soon as we are finished helping them.  Please be patient.  Thank you! :) 

This recurring zoom meeting will be available during virtual Reference Hours and will be staffed by one of our sixdual-degreed Research Librarians.  Our Research Librarians have all earned their JDs as well as Masters degrees in Library and Information Science, and are standing by to answer any question you may have about legal research, the law library, or law school in general.  We're here to help! 

2. Request a one-on-one consultation

To request a one-on-one consultation with a law librarian, please complete this form:
Student Research Consultation Request.

Whether you are just beginning your first research paper or preparing for a summer internship, our librarians are available to meet with you one-on-one to talk about your specific research needs. 

3. Send us an email

Do you have a quick question for he library? 
Submit your question here and we will reply as soon as we can.

Question(s) for the Law Library?

Use this form for quick questions such as:

Is the "Torts in a Nushell" study aid available for check out?

What is the best study aid for Constitutional Law?

Can you help me find an article online if I have the citation?

Meet our Research Librarians

Elizabeth Christian, Law Librarian for Research Services

Elizabeth Christian is a Law Librarian for Research Services at MacMillan Law Library. Prior to becoming a law librarian, Elizabeth practiced intellectual property law at a large firm in South Carolina. She is also the former Director of the IP Law Clinic at Franklin Pierce Law Center and the former Director of the NH Inventors Assistance Program.  Elizabeth holds a JD from the University of Georgia College of Law, a Master of Library Science from the University of Maryland, and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Georgia (Phi Beta Kappa).

Courses Taught:

  • Mastery of Case Law Research (Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021, Spring 2022)
  • Advanced Legal Research (Spring 2013; Spring 2014; Fall 2014; Fall 2015; Spring 2016, Fall 2017; Spring 2018)
  • Intellectual Property Law Research (Spring 2017

Amy Flick, Foreign and International Law Librarian

Amy Flick has been with the MacMillan Law Library since 1994 and is currently the Foreign and International Law Librarian. Prior to her current appointment, Amy was the Law Librarian for Research Services and Bibliographic Instruction. Before becoming a law librarian, Amy clerked for the Honorable Duross Fitzpatrick (U.S. District Court, Middle District of Georgia) and for the Honorable John T. Laney, III (U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Georgia), as well as practicing law in Atlanta. Amy holds a JD from Duke University, a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina, and a bachelor’s degree from Mercer University.

Courses Taught:

  • International Legal Research (Fall 2016; Spring 2019, Spring 2021)
  • Foreign & Comparative Legal Research (Spring 2018, Spring 2020)
  • Mastery of Statutory Legal Research (Fall 2018, Fall 2021)
  • Foreign & International Legal Research (Spring 2013; Fall 2013; Fall 2014; Fall 2015)
  • Bankruptcy Law Research (Spring 2016)
  • Advanced Legal Research (2002 - 2012)

Christina Glon, Associate Law Librarian for Research Services

Christina Glon is the Associate Law Librarian for Research Services at the MacMillan Law Library. Prior to librarianship, Christina practiced transactional law in southwest Michigan specializing in Electronic Discovery and Litigation Support, Estate Planning and Probate Administration, Business and Tax law, and Real Estate transactions. Christina holds a JD from the University of Illinois College of Law, a Master of Library and Information Science from the University of Illinois School of Information Science, and a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University.

Courses Taught:

  • Analysis, Research and Communications for Non-Lawyers (Fall 2015 – Spring 2018)
  • Health Law Research (Fall 2014; Fall 2015; Fall 2016, Fall 2018, Spring 2021, Spring 2022)
  • National Security Law Research (Spring 2017)
  • Technology in Legal Practice (Spring 2015; Spring 2016; Fall 2017, Fall 2021)

Erin Grimes, Law Librarian for Archives and Research Services

Erin Grimes is the Law Librarian for Archives and Research Services at MacMillan law library. Prior to joining Emory, Erin was a reference librarian and archives manager at California Western School of law and reference librarian at the San Diego County Public Law Library. Erin holds a J.D. from the University of San Diego School of Law. She received her Master of Management of Library and Information Science from the University of Southern California. She also received her Master of Science in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

Courses Taught:

  • Mastery of Regulatory Law Research (Fall 2021)

Andy Stamm, Law Librarian for Research Services 

Andy Stamm is a Law Librarian for Research Service at MacMillan Law Library. Prior to joining Emory, Andy practiced law, primarily in non-profit law and specifically in the law governing community foundations.  Prior to his non-profit legal work, Andy worked for the non-profit library consortium LLMC where he helped digitize and preserve rare legal materials.  And has also worked as a Foreign, International and Comparative Law Librarian at both Georgetown and NYU law libraries. 

Courses Taught:

  • Mastery of Regulatory Law Research (anticipated Fall 2022)

David Yoo, Law Librarian for Research Services

David Yoo is a Law Librarian for Research Services at MacMillan law library. Prior to joining Emory, David worked as a law clerk with the Office of the Attorney General of Iowa, where he delved into antitrust issues in the pharmaceutical industry.  Before pursuing his full time studies at Iowa Law, David was a visiting professor at Seoul Women's University and taught International Economic Law, Public International Law, and International Institutional Law.  Before pursuing a professional career, David served in the Eighth United States Army in the United States Forces Korea as a military police officer.  He was discharged with honor with the rank of Sergeant.

Courses Taught:

  • Business Law Research (Fall 2021, Spring 2022)