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Law Library Services During COVID-19 (updated August, 2020)

This is a guide to the remote services offered by the law library while the physical location is temporarily closed as of March 16, 2020.

Library Services

As of Aug. 24, 2020, The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library is open to current CWRU students, faculty, and staff only, due to COVID-19. Others (including alumni) needing help with federal government documents from the Federal Library Depository Program may call 216-368-5206 or email Members of the law school community should use their IDs to access the building.

Reference assistance is available in person Mon.-Thurs. from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Remote law reference services are available on Mon.-Fri. from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and 1:00-5:00 p.m., either via Zoom reference, by email (, or by calling 216-368-5206.

Due to COVID-19, the library is unable to lend print course reserve books and gadgets, such as phone chargers. We apologize for the inconvenience. Law professors may email Stephanie Finley ( and Rob Myers ( to obtain scans of needed print course reserve texts.

OhioLINK borrowing resumed on Aug. 10, 2020.


Monday - Thursday:  8:00a.m. - 9:00p.m.

Friday: 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Saturday: 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Sunday: CLOSED