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Resources for International Students: Introduction

International Student Resource Guide

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Questions for the MacMillan Law Library?

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Faculty Research Question?
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Student Research Question?
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MacMillan Library Virtual Research Services (June 1, 2021 - August 13, 2021):

          Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

MacMillan Library Building Hours (June 1, 2021 - August 13, 2021)

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

Reference Desk (August 2, 2021 - August 13, 2021):
Monday - Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday - Sunday: Closed

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

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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.  

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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.