Reference Services

The Law Library is generally staffed by at least one professional librarian holding either a J.D. or M.L.S. degree, or both. In addition to the reference desk schedule, listed below, reference librarians are available to answer your questions via our Ask Us service.  Students are welcome to make individual appointments with any of the reference librarians for research assistance, including training in the use of Lexis, Westlaw, and any of our databases.

Research guides developed by the reference librarians are available on the Library website.

Reference Desk - 914-422-4208

  • Cynthia Pittson, B.A., M.L.S., J.D., Head of Reference Services - 914-422-4482
  • Vicky Gannon, B.A., M.L.S., Head of Collection Services & Reference Librarian - 914-422-4369
  • Gail Whittemore, B.A., M.L.S., J.D., Special Collections/Reference Librarian - 914-422-4357
  • Richard Bernsley, B.A., M.A., M.L.S., J.D., Part-time Reference Librarian - 914-422-4208
  • Rebecca Pressman, B.A., M.L.S., J.D. Part-time Reference Librarian - 914-422-4208


Reference Desk: Summer Hours (beginning May 11)

  • Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday - Sunday: CLOSED

Reference hours are subject to variation. The current reference desk schedule is available here.

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