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Moritz Law Library Resources Remain Accessible
Even though the library’s physical space is closed, numerous Moritz Law Library resources and services remain accessible from afar. While reference librarians are not available in person to provide research guidance, you can reach them by email, chat, or telephone. See the library’s Ask a Librarian page for more details. Librarians also offer in-depth, virtual research consultations. See also the library’s guide to remotely accessing resources during the COVID-19 pandemic. This guide includes a table on how students can get online access to casebooks and other books assigned in Moritz courses.
And don’t forget online study aids like the West Academic and Wolters Kluwer series, as well as the hundreds of lessons available at CALI.org. For details, see the library’s research guide on law school academic success. A new set of study aids, including the “Understanding” series that was available in print in the library’s reserve room, is now temporarily available in the LexisNexis Digital Library. Register with your OSU email address as your user name to get trial access. If you have any difficulty accessing online library resources, please contact a reference librarian.
Moritz Law Library Resources for Graduating Students
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.
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 summer research assistant resources, COVID-19 and the law, a U.S. Supreme Court case on public access to legal information, the HathiTrust Digital Library, and ebooks recently added to the Moritz Law Library’s collection.
See a list of new books an other materials acquired by the Moritz Law Library in the last month.
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 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.