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DCLI Group Study Room Policy

There are eight study rooms currently available for group study purposes. These rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Keys are signed out at the Circulation Desk only to current Duquesne law students with valid DU ID cards. Students may use these rooms, for group study only, in blocks of two hours (with one renewal). Beginning December 2nd, the rooms may also be reserved up to one day in advance, by filling out the study room sheet at the Circulation Desk or by calling 412-396-5017.

Security Alert: Please Do Not Leave Your Belongings Unattended in the Library

DO NOT LEAVE YOUR BELONGINGS UNATTENDED, ESPECIALLYLAPTOP COMPUTERS, WALLETS, AND PURSES. VALUABLE ITEMS, SUCH AS THESE, HAVE BEEN REPORTED STOLEN IN THE PAST. THE ONSET OF EXTENDED EXAMS HOURS AT DCLI, AND SUBSEQUENT INCREASED NUMBER OF PEOPLE USING THE CENTER, REQUIRES EXTRA VIGILANCE REGARDING YOUR VALUABLES.

IF YOU OBSERVE SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR, PLEASE REPORT IT TOTHE LIBRARIAN ON DUTY.

Reminder: DCLI Exam Hours

Extended hours of operation for exams are Monday, December 2 - Wednesday, December 18. The Center will be open 7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m., Monday through Sunday, during this period. Also, DCLI will be open on Saturday, December 8, the Immaculate Conception holy day.

Exam Hours
December 2 - December 18

Monday - Sunday

7:30 a.m. - 2 a.m.

Sunday, Dec. 8 - The Immaculate Conception - DCLI will be OPEN

Please visit the DCLI hours page to view a complete schedule of operation, including Exams Period, Christmas Break, and the Interim Period.

DCLI Services for Law Students

Reserves

The Center keeps a copy of most textbooks and other materials used during the current semester at the Circulation Desk. Select past exams may also be available. 

  • Materials may be used in the library for 2 hours.
  • Valid DU ID required.
  • Find reserves on SOLCAT

Don't forget that some professors use eReserves

DuqLawWire - The Center's eNewsletter

In order to easily keep you better informed of important legal research resources and events, the Center has created the DuqLawWire and distributed via email to all law students.

Library Blog

In order to easily keep you better informed of important legal developments, the Center has created a blog. Please check out the blog! 

Requesting Items from Other Libraries 

If the Center does not possess a particular source, it may be obtained from another OCLC member library. Availability is confirmed rapidly through WorldCat. Urgent requests for small documents may also be processed by fax. For assistance, contact the Circulation Supervisor (Mrs. McBride) at 412.396.5017. 

Duquesne Law Alumni Association Holiday Party

Honoring Fellows of the 1911 Society
Tuesday, December 10, 2013
5:30-7:30 PM, The Africa Room, Duquesne Union
DLAA and 1911 Society members only RSVP by December 6, 2013

New York City Law Alumni Reception

Thursday, January 2, 2014
6:00 - 8:30 PM at the Hilton New York Midtown
RSVP by December 20, 2013

Latest Legal Link

Washlaw

www.washlaw.edu

Washlaw is a free, comprehensive, legal research web resource developed by Washburn University School of Law. Washlaw strives to post all known online legal-related links. Highlights of this useful resource include the following:
The site's homepage lists legal topics alphabetically by subject and geographic area, including numerous international links. The directories page links to over 50 online legal directories from law schools, law firms, and other legal related sites. The federal law and government documents page "provides access to all known federal law in the United States as well as law-related government document resources. It is arranged by subject and agency." Similarly, the site maintains an extensive listing of state legal resources. There is also a page devoted to foreign, international, and United Nations legal resources. These links feature primary and secondary resources for numerous countries. A page devoted to law firm links is available, including regional, national, and international offices. The "law jobs" page not only lists employment resources, but also important professional development resources pertaining to continuing legal education, legal seminars, and bar preparation.