First-Year Page

Welcome First Year Students to the Center for Legal Information

DCLI is your one-stop location for all legal information needs. You can access our digital resources from anywhere, including through your smart phone, or mobile device. Our website provides comprehensive, and exhaustive, legal information resources and links including our own School of Law Catalog (SOLCAT). A weekly E-newsletter, "DCLIBeat", is sent to your DU email address to keep you informed of the latest developments in legal information at DCLI, and throughout the profession.

New Introductory and Research Tips Videos

Don't miss these new videos, Introduction to New DCLI & ACLL Director, Dana Neacsu, DCLI faculty, research tips, and more!

1. Welcome to DCLI:

2. Research tips by Dana Neacsu:

Maps of the Center for Legal Information (DCLI)

The following links to maps of each floor of DCLI will provide not only orientation of the facilities, but also a valuable guide for locating resource titles for your LRW exercises. The entrance to DCLI is located on the Second Floor, or "top" floor. The First Floor is the "middle" floor of DCLI, and the Ground Floor is the "bottom" floor.

Second Floor

First Floor

First Floor (Federal)

Ground Floor

DCLI Regular Hours of Operation

Please visit the Center's hours page for more information regarding hours of operation.

Information Technology (from the Law IT Page) & Printing

The IT Department at the Duquesne University School of Law provides support for faculty/staff technology needs, as well as management of classroom technology, the School of Law website, computer lab and printing.

Support for Students

New students should visit the New Student Technology Guide page to answer the most common questions with information for configuring your MultiPass account and connecting to the wireless network, DuqNet.

Law Library (DCLI) Computers

There are computers for student and patron use on all three floors of the Law Library. All computers have Windows 7, Microsoft Office 2016 and are connected to our printing system.

Electrical Outlets

Every seat in the Library is equipped with an electrical outlet, as well as all seats in the classrooms. Some seats also have USB plugs for charging smartphones and tablets.

Printers & Wireless Printing

The Law Library houses two print centers for student use and students are currently allocated up to 3,000 pages per year at no charge. Learn more about printing from your laptop to a Law School printer.

Getting Assistance

CTS (University IT) - issues with Wireless, email and MultiPass (password)

CTS Service Center
Located on Second Floor of Union
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: Noon - 4:00 p.m.

Law School IT Department - issues with printing, classroom, ExamSoft, library computers (and all associated technologies)

Please send an email to: