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Law Student Guide to the Law Library

This guide provides an overview of the Law Library for law students.


Law Library Circulation DeskWelcome to the Robert S. Marx Law Library! This guide is intended to introduce you to the many ways that the Library can assist you to do more than just survive law school.  We can help you succeed!

Library Access & Hours

Building and Library Access for Law Students and Faculty 

Select building doors are unlocked Monday -- Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm except during University of Cincinnati holidays. Law students, faculty, and staff have 24/7 access with their UC Bearcat ID cards.

Library Circulation Desk Hours

Circulation and reference are only available during certain hours. Hours vary during holidays. You can check Library hours at 556-0163 or at If you need circulation assistance, please contact the Circulation Manager, Justin Ellis.

Summer 2024 (May 13 - Aug. 25)

Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
Closed Saturdays & Sundays
Closed for University Holidays:

  • Monday, May 27, 2024
  • Wednesday, June 19, 2024
  • Thursday, July 4, 2024


Take advantage of Reference Librarian expertise! Schedule an appointment and we'll be happy to help with suggestions for sources and tips. Also, don't forget the Library's Web page and many research guides

Reporting Emergencies & Facilities Issues

To report an emergency, dial 911. To report any personal non-emergency or after hours facility-related urgent issues, please call UC Public Safety at 556-1111. To report facility-related issues during business hours, please contact the Circulation Manager, Justin Ellis.

Important Contact Information & Links

Library Director:

Michael Whiteman
Associate Dean of Library Services and the Director of the Robert S. Marx Law Library
Robert S. Marx Law Library
Room 110K

Public & Research Services:

Information Technology:

Those seeking IT support and information should contact the following:

IT Support at UC Law

Michael Tadele, Assistant Director for Information Technology, College of Law
Office 255B
Chat or Call on Teams

Eden Belay, Computer User Support Specialist, IT
Chat or Call on Teams

Campus IT Support

DTS Computer / Technical Support: 556-HELP (4357) / 

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PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

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