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LLM Survival Guide

This guide provides vital information on law library services for LL.M. students.


Welcome to the  Robert S. Marx Law Library! 

Congratulations! You are now in the LL.M. program. But now what? As a new law student, you may find yourself needing some help. This guide is intended to introduce you to the many ways that the Library can assist you to do more than just survive your time in the LL.M. program. We can help you succeed!

Library Access & Hours

Library Access & Hours

The Law Library physical space is closed to everyone except law faculty, staff, and students. Law students seeking to study in the Law Library should sign in at the circulation desk. For those planning to come on-campus, please make sure and review the UC Spring COVID update regarding required testing.

Spring Hours

  • Circulation services are available Monday -- Friday 9am - 5pm
  • Building access for law students is available Monday -- Friday 9am - 9pm, Saturday 9am - 5pm
  • The Building and the Law Library will be closed Monday, Jan. 18

You can check Library hours at 556-0163 or at


Take advantage of Reference Librarian expertise! Schedule an appointment or ask a research question 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 Unauthorized Persons & Emergencies

To report unauthorized persons in the Law Library after hours, or to report any personal or facility-related emergency, please call UC Public Safety at 556-1111. Report any problem that you experience with the key-card access function of your I.D. card to Victoria Hayes, Financial Administrator at

Important Contact Information & Links

Library Director:

Michael Whiteman 
Associate Dean for Law Library Services and Director of the Robert S. Marx Law Library
Professor of Practice
Room 314B, Marx Law Library

Public & Research Services:

Information Technology:

Those seeking IT support and information should contact the following:

University of Cincinnati Libraries

PO Box 210033 Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0033

Phone: 513-556-1424

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