The College of Law has moved to a new building! Most of our print materials are located in the basement. Our stacks are currently closed due to the move but you can still use UCLID, the online catalog, to find and request materials.
You may return your materials at the circulation desk in the Library Service Suite (room 100). Renewals may be made through the online catalog. Check your account and renew books through My Library Record.
You can access UCLID from any computer connected to the Internet whether on-campus or off-campus.
Always check UCLID first to see if a book is available in our library or another UC library.
When you find a title through UCLID, the online catalog, that is owned by another library:
The book will be delivered to the Law Library and you will receive an email in your UC email account when it comes. Be aware that it may take 3 or more days to arrive. Check your account and renew books at My Library Record.
If a book you want is not available at UC, you may be able to find and borrow it through the OhioLINK. Be sure and check UCLID first. OhioLINK is also accessible through UCLID (click the search OhioLINK button)
When you find a title that is owned by another library:
The Law Library does not have the authority to waive fines from other libraries. Check your account and renew books at My Library Record.
If a book you want is not available in UCLID or OhioLINK, you will need to submit an Interlibrary Loan Request.
The book will be delivered to the Law Library and you will receive an email in your UC email account when it comes. Be aware that it may take 10 or more days to arrive. Circulation loan periods will vary. Renewal options will also vary.
Note that periodicals and reference materials do not circulate.
|Type of Material||Loan Period||Renewals||Fines|
|UC Law Reserves||2-hours||$1.00 / hour, $8.00 / day||No renewals|
|UC Books||1 UC semester||2 renewals||$0.50 per day for the first 29 days, Recalls $1.00 / day|
|OhioLINK Books||3 weeks||6 renewals||$0.50 per day for the first 29 days, Recalls $1.00 / day|
|SearchOhio Books||3 weeks||2 renewals||$0.50 per day for the first 29 days, Recalls $1.00 / day|
|UC Audiovisuals||1 week||1 renewal||$4.00 / day|
|OhioLINK Audiovisuals||1 week||No renewals||$4.00 / day|
|SearchOhio DVDs||1 week||3 renewals||$4.00 / day|
The Law Library does not have the authority to waive fines from other libraries. Renew books at My Library Record. Please note that for books where a replacement charge has been billed (30 days overdue), even if the book is later returned there will be a $50 billing fee.
The Fine Appeal Committee (for the entire UC library system) reviews fine charges that patrons wish to appeal. To appeal a fine, complete the Fine Appeal Form. The fine appeal form can be e-mailed to the Circulation and Multimedia Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Payments of library fines may be made by check or money order (payable to the University of Cincinnati) at Langsam Library and the Health Sciences Library. Payments by Bearcat Campus Card (UC ID) may be made at Langsam Library and the Health Sciences Library. To pay by mail, send your check or money order to: Interlibrary Services and Access, ATTN: John Stork, Langsam Library, PO Box 210033, Cincinnati OH 45221-0033. Payments can also be made with a Bearcat Card by phone at (513) 556-1424. They do not accept cash or credit. Payments by credit card can be made online.
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