Get Research Help

The seven members of the Teaching & Research (T&R) department provide reference and research assistance to all members of the Boston College Law School community and teach upper-level research courses. All T&R librarians have a J.D. and an M.S. in Library & Information Science.

Contact Us             

(617) 552-2971

Email Us

Email us your research questions to and we'll get back to you by the next business. You also can call us at 617-552-2971 during our scheduled reference hours.

Request a Research Consultation

You can request an online or in-person appointment with a research librarian. We can help you get started with a research project or paper, train you on legal databases, give you tips on navigating the Bluebook, or help you locate specific sources. You can choose a specific librarian or the first available.

Chat with a Librarian

To get live help with a research question, you can request to chat with a research librarian during our scheduled reference hours.

Research Courses

Below are the current and upcoming research course offerings. All of the research course offerings are listed with their descriptions as well.

Student working with research librarian