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Quick Guide to the Law Library

This guide provides resources to help new CWRU Law students get started with Law School and become more familiar with the Law Library.

Course Reserves



The library collects copies of most books required by School of Law Courses, along with copies and other items that School of Law faculty make available for students in their classes.

These items are housed behind the Circulation desk on the first floor.  Ask Library staff to retrieve your Course Reserve book.  . Course Reserve materials check out for 2 hours. 

Course Reserve items will have a fine of $1.00 per hour overdue.

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On the first floor past the circulation desk on the right, you’ll find a convenient student print out room. For other information regarding law technology see our Law IT & Library  libguide. 


In the main computer lab you'll find printers, lab assistant support, print out sorting, a stapler, and 3 hole punch.



OhioLINK & Interlibrary Loan


To find items on your own use the library catalog at

If you need a book that the university does not own, be sure to check with the circulation desk or reference desk about how to obtain items through

                                                    or        Interlibrary Loan   


How to place an OhioLINK request