Skip to main content area Skip to main content area Skip to institutional navigation Skip to search Skip to section navigation

Ask a Librarian

Have a question that is not answered on our site? Chat, call, visit, or email us.


Chat with a Librarian.

The Ask a Librarian chat service is typically available between 9am-5pm and is intended for students, faculty, and staff of the University of Pennsylvania Law School.


Reference Desk: 215.898.7853

Circulation Desk: 215.898.9012


During the academic year the reference desk at the Biddle Law Library is open:

Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Friday - Saturday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday: 1 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


Summer Hours:

Monday - Friday: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Email our reference librarians at or fill out the following form.

Reference requests received electronically are reviewed during business hours, Monday through Friday. Every attempt will be made to respond within two business days after receiving your request.  Feel free to use this space to make suggestions for the library.

The email reference service is intended to provide legal research assistance to members of the Penn community. Non-Penn affiliates are welcome to submit questions about the library through this email form instead of by phone.
Include your general area of concern in the "Question" area.