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  School of Law–Camden 2009–2011 The Law Library  

The Law Library

Excellent research facilities are provided by the law library, which is one of the largest in New Jersey. In addition to the traditional materials, the library subscribes to a number of computerized research systems, on which all students are trained as part of the law school's required legal research and writing program, and provides access to the myriad databases available on the internet
and through the Rutgers University library system. It is a member institution of Online Computer Library Center, Inc. (OCLC), with computer-linked access to the largest research collections in the world.  

The law school library consists of three floors of book stacks and a spacious reading room that provides a wonderful view of the campus. Over 400 individual working areas, carrels, and lounge seats are available for library users. Wireless access to the internet is also available throughout the library. Consisting of more than 450,000 bibliographic units in book and microform, the research materials of the collection are arranged on open stacks to permit direct and convenient access. Bibliographic access to nearly the entire collection is provided through INNOPAC, an online computer catalog.

The collection is strong in its holdings of United States law and also includes a selection of material for many foreign jurisdictions. Included in the collection are the standard treatises, texts, digests, citators, loose-leaf services, specialized annotated case reports, and encyclopedias. The collection contains the current revisions and codes of federal statutory law of the United States, and the 52 state and territorial jurisdictions. These are supplemented by the judicial opinions of the appellate courts of all states and reports of opinions delivered in the federal courts of the United States. The law library maintains a collection of regulations, orders, and reports of both federal and New Jersey administrative agencies.

Law students may supplement their research by using the Paul Robeson Library, located across the mall from the law building. Access is also available to the vast research collections of the entire Rutgers library system and major research libraries in the United States through interlibrary loan.

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