We are glad you are here! This guide gives some quick information about the Law Library.
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Main entrance: 3rd Floor of the Corboy Law Center
The Law Library is in the Corboy Law Center, 25 East Pearson. The main entrance is on the third floor, where you can also find circulation and reference services. There are entrances on the fourth and fifth floors, which only open with IDs of law school students, staff, and faculty.
The Law Library hours are posted in the Law Library Calendar.
1L Required Course Books
The Law Library has most of the 1L course books for required courses on reserve. To use these books, come to the Circulation Desk on the third floor of the Law Library and identify your professor and the title of the book. You may check out the book until the Law Library closes that same day.
Basic Legal Research Guide
The Basic Legal Research Guide covers all the research resources from the 1L Basic Legal Research class.
Where to Study
Quiet floors are the fourth and fifth floors. There are tables, carrels, and some standing desks throughout the Law Library.
Study Rooms may be reserved for two or more Loyola law students here, Study Room Reservations.
A-Z Databases List
For a list of the Law Library databases, including Bloomberg, Lexis, and Westlaw, visit the A-Z Databases List.
The Law Library provides access to three online study aids packages:
CALI, the Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction, offers interactive tutorials that cover most law school topics. Students must register to access CALI lessons. If you need a CALI registration code, please visit the Law Library or email LoyolaLawReference@luc.edu.
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post
Take advantage of free access to the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Washington Post (courtesy of Loyola University Libraries) by signing up for accounts using the links at News: Subscribe.
Questions about Borrowing Books
For questions about borrowing books, contact the Circulation Department at Law-Library@luc.edu or 312-915-6986.
Questions about Research and Resources
For questions about research or available resources in online or print formats, contact the Reference Department at LoyolaLawReference@luc.edu.
Law Library Student Services Guide
For additional information about Law Library services for law students see the Law Library Student Services Guide.
Loyola University Chicago School of Law has opted into West Academic's Early eBook Access program for fall semester 2023. This program provides students with free, temporary eBook access to all West Academic and Foundation Press casebooks adopted at Loyola, beginning a week before classes start and continuing through the first two weeks of the semester. This program helps alleviate potential inventory and shipping issues, ensuring that students have access to their materials in time to prepare for the start of fall classes.
Instructions for accessing these eBooks are provided below.
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Loyola University Chicago
School of Law Library
Philip H. Corboy Law Center
25 E. Pearson Street
Chicago, IL 60611
Interlibrary Loan: 312.915.7202