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Law Faculty Guide to the Law Library

Welcome 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 succeed in your teaching and research!


Law Library Circulation Desk

Welcome to the Robert S. Marx Law Library! This guide is intended to introduce you to the many ways that the Library can assist you in your teaching, research, and scholarship!

Library Access & Hours

Building and Library Access for Law Students and Faculty 

Building doors are unlocked Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm. Law students, faculty, and staff have 24/7 access with their UC Bearcat ID cards. New students who received their UC Bearcat ID card prior to 8/19/22 should have access to the building. Student who have not yet secured their UC Bearcat ID card, or obtained it after 8/19/22, will not have key card access to the building. Please contact Justin Ellis, Law Library Circulation Manager to arrange for access.

The Law Library is still under construction and currently our stacks are closed. Please request books through UCLID, the online catalog.

Library Service 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.

  • Circulation hours:
    • Monday -- Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm
    • Closed Saturday and Sunday
    • Closed Monday, Sept. 5, 2022


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:

Susan M. Boland
Robert S. Marx Law Library
Room 110H

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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