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Resources for International Students: Introduction

International Student Resource Guide

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MacMillan Library Hours (August 16, 2020 - November 13, 2020)

Monday - Thursday: 8am - 9pm
Friday: 8am - 6:30pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Noon - 6pm 

Virtual Reference Desk (Zoom Meeting ID: 930-5184-4067
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     Friday: 9am - Noon
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     Saturday - Sunday: Closed 
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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 December, please return all library materials by December 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.

Welcome

Welcome to MacMillan Law Library's research guide for international students. Across these pages you will find a collection of links and guidelines that will help you succeed during your time here at Emory Law.

If you have any questions about this guide, please contact Billy Tringali.

What does a librarian do in the United States?

In the United States, academic librarians are able to assist you in a lot of different ways,

From helping you discover resources, to brainstorming topics for papers, to teaching classes, the librarians at MacMillan Law Library are research experts, here to help you!

MacMillan Reference Collection

Scheduling a Research Consultation

Need some help with your research strategy?  Not sure where to begin your research?  For larger research questions, or to schedule a specific time to meet with a Research librarian one-on-one, please complete our Student Research Consultation Request form.

Using the Virtual Reference Desk

MacMillan’s Virtual Reference Desk is open Monday – Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to noon. The reference desk is staffed by members of MacMillan’s Research Services team, who all hold JD and MSLIS degrees. They have been through law school and know exactly what you are experiencing. You can ask them anything from “What resources should I start with when researching this topic?” to  “What is the best way to study for my torts exam?”
All you need to do is jump on Zoom  (Zoom Meeting ID: 930 5184 4067) to meet live with an expert in legal research.