Legal Info Blog
The law library is closed as of Nov. 20 and will remain closed until Mon., Jan. 25, 2021
For reference assistance, please email the reference desk at email@example.com
Regular reference service available Monday-Friday, 12pm-4pm via firstname.lastname@example.org or chat for law school, OSU, and public patrons
For information about accessing books/materials from the Law Library collection, please visit the library’s COVID-19 Library Updates guide and email questions to email@example.com.
Spring Semester Hours:
(Starting Jan. 25, 2021)
Mon.-Wed., 8am – 8pm
Thurs. & Fri., 8am – 6pm
Sun., 12pm – 6pm*
*The first hour on Sunday is reserved for high-risk patrons
Regular reference service available Monday-Friday, 10am-4pm via firstname.lastname@example.org or chat for law school, OSU, and public patrons
Library Phone: (614) 292-6691
Fax: (614) 688-2507
Circulation: (614) 292-3987
Reference Desk: (614) 292-9463
Please leave a voice message and we will return your message as soon as possible.
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Live chat with a reference librarian.
Moritz Law Library
Moritz Law Library Closed Until Mon., Jan. 25, but Many Services Remain Available
Like other Ohio State University Libraries, the Moritz Law Library is closed until Jan. 25th while instruction takes place solely online as a pandemic precaution. On the 25th, the library will reopen to the Moritz community. During this time, many law library services remain available. Reference librarians are working remotely and can assist with research inquires. Please email the reference desk at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library databases and ebooks remain accessible remotely. For information about accessing print books and other materials from the Law Library collection, please visit the library’s COVID-19 Library Updates guide and email questions to email@example.com.
Request a Research Consultation for Customized Research Help
Researching a complicated legal issue? Selecting or researching a topic for a law journal note or seminar paper? Consider meeting with a Moritz Law Library reference librarian for a research consultation. Fill out our research consultation request form with a description of your research project and the times you are available to meet.
Moritz Law Library Newsletter
In the latest issue, read about tools for promoting faculty scholarship, continued emergency temporary access to HathiTrust, a CALI webinar series on teaching, various resources on the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, HeinOnline’s Civil Rights and Social Justice database, and new acquisitions at the Moritz Law Library this fall.
See a list of new books an other materials acquired by the Moritz Law Library this fall.
Accuracy Check Guide for Law Journals
The Moritz Law Library provides an Accuracy Check Resources Guide for use by law journal members cite-checking articles.
Moritz Law Library Resources for New Graduates
Many Moritz Law Library resources are available to graduating students, including extended access to Westlaw, Lexis, and Bloomberg. Reference librarians also remain available for consultations. See the library’s document on Information for Graduating Students.
Research Assistant Resources
The Moritz Law Library provides a set of Research Assistant Resources to aid law students conducting research for Moritz faculty members.
Moritz Publications Digitally Archived in Knowledge Bank
The Moritz Law Library recently digitized several College of Law student and alumni publications, which are now available in the University’s open access institutional repository, the Knowledge Bank. Browse the Buckeye Barrister (published intermittently from 1951 until 1970) and the Law Record (1958-2005) to explore news of people, programs, and events. These two publications join the current All Rise publication and the College of Law Class Photographs (1902-1996) in a growing Moritz digital archives.