Throughout the Summer Recess, Reference Librarians are available Monday through Friday, 9 am – 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm – 5 pm, with the exception of May 28 (Memorial Day holiday) and July 4 (Independence Day). We are happy to meet with you to discuss summer research assignments, papers, or just to help you sharpen your legal research skills.
We’re available for in-person meetings, via IM Chat (instant message), phone at 203-936-9253, or by email.
If you’d like to discuss a research issue in depth, feel free to request an appointment here. Or feel free to contact any of the Reference Librarians directly:
Margaret Chisholm, specializes in corporate law and civil rights law;
Jason Eiseman, specializes in U.S. legal research, technology and emerging technologies;
Julie Graves Krishnaswami, specializes in U.S. legal research and regulatory and administrative law;
Ryan Harrington, specializes in Foreign & International Law;
Evelyn Ma, specializes in Asian law;
John Nann, specializes in legal history, the law of the UK, and the law of the EU;
Camilla Tubbs, specializes in U.S. legal research and government documents;
Mike VanderHeijden, specializes in U.S. legislative history research and Yale Law School faculty research; and
And here’s some helpful information:
- Summer Survival Skills, including information about summer access to Bloomberg, Lexis, Westlaw, research tutorials, and some suggestions for starting your research;
- Research Guides and the State-by-State Research Guide;
- Legal research tutorials (Yale net ID and password required); and
- Foreign and International Research Guides and the Country-by-Country Guide.