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Moritz Law Library Resources Remain Accessible Even though the library’s physical space is closed, numerous

Moritz Law Library Resources Remain Accessible

Even though the library’s physical space is closed, numerous Moritz Law Library resources and services remain accessible from afar. While reference librarians are not available in person to provide research guidance, you can reach them by email, chat, or telephone. See the library’s Ask a Librarian page for more details. Librarians also offer in-depth, virtual research consultations, conducting preliminary research prior to the consultation. If you need items from the library’s print collection, please reach out to the reference librarians, as they may be able to provide what you are looking for in an alternative format. For instance, many ebooks are available through the OSU Libraries catalog. Further, in addition to Lexis and Westlaw, the Moritz Law Library and the main OSU library provide access to a large number of research databases. See the Moritz Law Library’s databases page and the OSU Libraries list. See also the library’s guide on remotely accessing databases, casebooks, and other resources.

And don’t forget online study aids like the West Academic and Wolters Kluwer series, as well as the hundreds of lessons available at For details, see the library’s research guide on law school academic success. If you have any difficulty accessing online library resources, please contact a reference librarian. The Moritz Law Library is committed to making sure its patrons have what they need for the remainder of the semester and beyond.

Request a Research Consultation for Customized Research Help

Researching a complicated legal issue? Selecting or researching a topic for a law journal note or seminar paper? Consider meeting with a Moritz Law Library reference librarian for a research consultation. Fill out our research consultation request form with a description of your research project and the times you are available to meet.

Moritz Law Library Newsletter

In the latest issue, read about the return of SmartCILP, HeinOnline’s integration of ORCID into author profiles, Cannabis NewsBank: Research Edition, Law Street Media, and new books at the Moritz Law Library.

New Acquisitions

See a list of new books an other materials acquired by the Moritz Law Library in the last month.

Research Assistant Resources

The Moritz Law Library provides a set of Research Assistant Resources to aid law students conducting research for Moritz faculty members.

Accuracy Check Guide for Law Journals

The Moritz Law Library provides an Accuracy Check Resources Guide for use by law journal members cite-checking articles.

Moritz Publications Digitally Archived in Knowledge Bank

The Moritz Law Library recently digitized several College of Law student and alumni publications, which are now available in the University’s open access institutional repository, the Knowledge Bank. Browse the Buckeye Barrister (published intermittently from 1951 until 1970) and the Law Record (1958-2005) to explore news of people, programs, and events. These two publications join the current All Rise publication and the College of Law Class Photographs (1902-1996) in a growing Moritz digital archives.

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