Faculty Information


Research Assistance

For research assistance please email your inquiry to lawref@scu.edu or call the reference department at 408-554-4452.

Information for Lecturers in Law

Information about Charney Law Library is available here.

Research Services Hours

Charney’s reference librarians also provide drop-in research assistance to faculty. Librarians are available on the 2nd Floor of Charney in Rooms 235-238.

Fall and Spring Semester Research Services Hours:

Monday – Thursday:  7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Friday:  7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Library Materials and Databases

  • OSCAR  – The online catalog, OSCAR, allows you to search the holdings of the University and Heafey Law Libraries. 
  • Charney Electronic Resources – Links to Lexis, Westlaw, other electronic legal databases, legal indexes, online journals, and subject-specific Internet resources.
  • University Library Electronic Databases – Unless stated otherwise, off-campus access to these databases no longer requires you to edit browser proxy settings. If you wish to access a database from off-campus you may need to log into VPN
  • Emery
  • Charney Research Guides – These guides are written by our reference librarians.  Some are designed for students, but others are subject-specific and may useful in faculty research.