Mabie Law Library COVID-19 Info FAQ’s


When will the library reopen?

We will open when county regulations allow.

Can I study at the library?

The law library will be open for a limited number of hours (by reservation only) to SCU law students. No group study or use of study rooms is allowed at this time. Please visit the law library website for information on how to book your reservation.

What items can currently be checked out from the library?

Books can be checked out by current SCU students and faculty. Not all items from the law library collection can be checked out. Before making a request, check the book status field in the OSCAR Online Catalog ( record to see if the book can be checked out or is already checked out to another patron. Contact a reference librarian at for help searching the OSCAR catalog.

How do I check out books?

Submit a book request using this link.

How long can we check out a book?

Depending on the book, books can be checked out for 1 or 3 weeks.

How do I request a scan from a book?

Submit a request online via our ILL/Interlibrary link.

How can I return a book?

Contact the law library circulation desk at to set up an appointment to return your book.

How do I contact a librarian for research help? Can I make an appointment?

You can contact a librarian at

When are librarians available?

Librarians are available Monday through Friday from 8am – 5pm.

How do I get access to Westlaw, Lexis, Bloomberg, CALI and other databases?

Contact the research librarians for access at

How to return books that were kept from semesters ago?

To limit the number of people on campus, we ask that students keep the books until the library opens again.

Can Courtesy card holders renew their membership or use the library?

Not at this time.