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Law Library Services

The law library is open to the Northeastern community, in line with the University's reopening policies. There will be limited staff onsite from 8:30 - 5:00, Monday through Friday. The fourth floor is closed. Any patron needing a book can request it via email.

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Service Hours

Law Library staff is available virtually from 8:30 - 5:00 Monday - Friday, except from 11:30 - 12:30, and 10:30 - 12:30 on Tuesday mornings. These hours could change on short notice.

Day Hours
Monday 8:30 - 11:30, 12:30 - 5:00
Tuesday 8:30 - 10:30, 12:30 - 5:00
Wednesday 8:30 - 11:30; 12:30 - 5:00
Thursday 8:30 - 11:30, 12:30 - 5:00
Friday 8:30 - 11:30, 12:30 - 5:00
Saturday No service hours
Sunday No service hours

Quick Links

Information about how to get started teaching remotely:

  • Resources on how to get started can be found at this link here.
  • Commonly asked questions and training tools can be found at this link here.

Information about how to use Blackboard Collaborate Ultra: 

  • An overview and how to getting started can be found at this link here.
  • How to record a session or lecture can be found at this link here.
  • Help with how to incorporate Blackboard Collaborate Ultra into Blackboard can be found here.
  • Additional resources about Blackboard Collaborate Ultra can be found at this link here.

Information about how to interact with remote learning:

  • Student resources on how to best utilize online learning can be found at this link here.

Online Resources

The Law Library, though Snell Library, has access to a number of ebooks. They are included in search results in Scholar OneSearch, the library catalog.

The Law Library also has a number of research guides to help you start your research!

If you need a library database, access it through our A-Z list instead of using Google. Going through the list will verify that you are a Northeastern Law student, and give you access to everything we have.

Librarian Appointments

Librarians are available for appointments. Appointments can be online or over the telephone. 

Law Library Workshops

Law Library Course Reserve

Books from Course Reserve / Study Aids

The Law Library will not be able to provide casebooks for Course Reserve, print or electronic, for Fall 2020

Note: West Academic has an ebook package available for student subscription. The details are at

Books from Edward Elgar

The Law Library has a number of Edward Elgar books available as ebooks on ElgarOnline. These titles, as well as eoboks from other publishers, can also be found using Scholar OneSearch, the library catalog.

Other books

Please contact the Law Library and we will do our best to find a suitable electronic substitute.

Accessing the Building

The Law Library space is now closed to the public. Starting August 24th, the Law Library second and third floors will be accessible whenever the building is open. Before that, members of the Northeastern community should contact the NU Emergency Communications center at 617-373-2121 to be let into the building, and a member of public safety will respond. The building will only staffed by public safety officers. Library staff and the Office of Computer Services will not be there.

Interlibrary Loan

Regular interlibrary loan is not available at this time. If you need material that the Law Library does not have electronically, contact us and we will do our best to get access for you.

Returning Books

Due dates for books currently checked out from the Law Library have been extended to September 30. If you receive a fine in error, please contact the library staff, and we will take care of it.