Welcome new and returning students! Whether you are brand new or returning for another year it never hurts to have a refresher on all the services the Cornell Law Library has to offer. For starters we recommend checking out our research guide Using the Law Library 101. You’ll find information on everything from hours of operation and collections to scheduling personalized research consultations.
Library resources and services will be featured, including:
- The Reference Desk and Research Assistance in the Library
- Research Taught in Lawyering
- Lexis, Westlaw and Bloomberg Passwords
- Cool Stuff to Borrow at the Circulation Desk
- Borrow Direct and Interlibrary Loan Services
- After Hours Access
- A Rare Book Display
- And More!
Getting ready for summer employment? Get prepared by scheduling a research consultation with a librarian. Consultations provide customized preparation for summer jobs, clerkships, public interest work, and post-graduate positions.
Stop by the circulation desk any time to sign up for an appointment, or visit our website for more information.
Return overdue Law Library books to the Circulation Desk before 5pm on Friday, April 18, to receive forgiveness for any fines owed, no questions asked.
Please note the following:
- Amnesty applies only to Law Library books. We cannot waive fines for other libraries.
- Fines that have already posted to your bursar account are not subject to forgiveness under this program.
- Only overdue/late fines will be cleared, not charges associated with lost, damaged, or otherwise missing items. However, if you still have an item for which you have been billed, bring it back to the library and all charges will be waived.
- Fines that have been paid in the past are not subject to refund.
Contact Mark Williams (email@example.com) with questions.
Print and complete the form LawLibraryBookReturn and submit it with your library materials (if applicable) at the circulation desk.
Saturday, Mar. 29 Closed
Sunday, Mar. 30 Closed
Monday, Mar. 31- Friday Apr. 4 8am-5pm
Saturday, Apr. 5 Closed
Sunday, Apr. 6 Regular hours resume
Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for February 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.
With the new semester underway, check out our latest research guide on how to take advantage of all we have to offer.
- Carrels located on the first, fourth, new ground, and basement floors may be reserved for one semester at a time by 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs, and exchange students.
- Each carrel must be shared by two students. Students may select a carrel partner or choose to have the library assign one.
- Carrels located on the second floor may not be reserved and are available daily on a first-come, first served basis to all law students.
- See Janet Gillespie personally in room 352 to reserve a carrel.
- Questions may be directed to Janet at firstname.lastname@example.org or 607-255-5854.
- All carrels are numbered. A map of the carrels will be made available with the signup form for easy identification.
SPRING 2014 SIGN UP DATES:
|Wednesday, January 22||8am-12pm
|For students serving on journals, moot courts, or working for a professor|
|Thursday, January 23||8am-12pm
|For all other 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs, and exchange students|
Every month the Cornell Law Library adds new titles to its collection. The most recent additions for January 2014 are posted, here. A few highlights from this month’s additions are featured below.
Dec. 21, 2013 – Jan. 18, 2014*
Monday – Friday: 8am – 5pm
*Closed: December 25, 2013- January 1, 2014