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General Overview of Library Services: HUSL

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Legal Research Databases

On Site Services

The Vernon E. Jordan Jr. Law Library provides the following services to Howard University School of Law faculty, staff, and students:

  • computer labs with free printing
  • group study rooms to accommodate up to 6 patrons
  • individual study rooms (can accommodate 2 patrons)
  • course reserve materials
  • Federal Depository material - Members of the public who are interested in researching physical items in our Federal depository library collection are encouraged to reach out to us at  In addition, access to online Government information is available through our catalog, government websites, and several Libguides.  Contact information for nearby FDLP libraries can be found in the FDLP Library Directory.  We look forward to seeing you in person once it’s safe to do so!
  • technology support
  • assistance with legal research databases - Howard School of Law faculty, staff, and students should contact Richard Akers at to access LexisNexis+ or Westlaw Edge. 

Government Databases

Government Databases and Research Materials