VII. Library

During semesters of active teaching, you may access the Law Library during regular operating hours. To arrange library access, contact the library at The Law Library Building is currently closed until further notice. The Reference Desk will be ‘on-call’ (email or Zoom meetings only), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please see this guide for information about remote services.

The Library’s faculty service program is available to you in relation to your teaching at the Law School.

Send requests to for:

  • Document Delivery and Book Retrieval;

  • Interlibrary Loan assistance;

  • Requests for LexisNexis and Westlaw passwords, and support for other online resources;

  • Course Reserves; and

  • Reference questions and short-term research projects.

Please include as much information as possible in your request, including the desired deadline. We will accommodate your requests to the best of our ability based on our current workload, and will follow up if more information is needed.

Faculty services are available during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. For more information, please contact Christina Tsou, Head of Public Services, at (949) 824-1430 or

As indicated, the Library will set up Lexis and Westlaw accounts. Accounts will be set up in December for those teaching in the spring, and in August for those teaching in the fall. Note that Law Library policy and contractual obligations with Lexis and Westlaw require that you use your UCI Law accounts exclusively as tools for class preparation and other educational purposes.