Library as Place

The library is a public space for legal researchers. While our primary mission to serve the scholarly and pedagogical needs of the law faculty and students, members of the bench, bar and public are welcome in the library to conduct research. The library has numerous spaces for individual study, group study and relaxation.

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Borrowing Materials

While much of the collection does not circulate, all patrons may borrow materials from the law library. The loan period will vary according to the type of patron and type of material. Any Colorado resident is eligible for a law library account. To create an account, you will need to present proof of Colorado residency, such as a driver's license or current utility bill. When you arrive at the law library, please ask at the Circulation Desk.

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Interlibrary Loan

The law library participates in local and regional interlibrary loan programs. Law school members may borrow materials from participating libraries. Our library will also lend materials as requested. Public patrons are directed to utilize their public libraries for interlibrary transactions.

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Document Delivery

The law library provides document delivery services to researchers. The materials are typically scanned and emailed to researchers for a fee although mail and fax delivery are also available.

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Research is the heart of the law library’s mission. Our goal is to help researchers find the law. The librarians are available for research consultations and to help you locate and use resources. You can drop in during reference hours or schedule a meeting.

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