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Public Access

The Law School building (which houses the Law Library) is currently only open to current students, faculty, and staff via card access.  We encourage members of the community with legal research questions to contact the library through email at lawlib@umassd.edu.  For access to study space, library resources and technology, we encourage all patrons to visit the Claire T. Carney Library.

At the Claire T. Carney Library:

Residents of Massachusetts 18 years and older may obtain a Special Borrower's card with proper identification, such as a driver's license or other form of photo ID. If neither is available, two forms of identification are required, such as a public library card or some other form of identification, such as a copy of a bill with their name and address on it. 

All Special Borrowers must be individuals, not organizations or groups. High school students in grades 9-12 may also obtain a Special Borrowers' card with proper identification as listed above. However, in order to borrow materials, they need to return a completed application with a parent's or guardian's signature and the understanding that he/she is responsible for overdues, fines, lost materials, etc.

All library patrons can access Westlaw Campus Research on any library computer. Library staff are available to answer any questions regarding access to Westlaw Campus or any other library resources.

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