COVID-19 Guidance

All Law Library branch locations are open to the public and following social distancing guidelines in order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The Law Library Main Branch, located in Daley Center, is currently open from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Current COVID-19 guidelines include a health screening prior to entering the Daley Center, wearing a face covering over the nose and mouth at all times and and there is a two hour per person, per day limit on all library usage. If you need legal research assistance, reference librarians are still available to serve you. Please e-mail your inquiry to law.lawlibrary@cookcountyil.gov or call 312.603.5423 and leave a message for the reference department. 

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Todas las ubicaciones de las sucursales de la Biblioteca de Derecho están ahora abiertas al público y siguen las pautas de distanciamiento social para ayudar a prevenir la propagación de COVID-19. La sucursal principal de la biblioteca de derecho, ubicada en Daley Center, está abierta actualmente de 8 am a 4 pm. Las pautas actuales de COVID-19 incluyen, pero no se limitan a; Todos los usuarios deben someterse a un examen antes de ingresar al Daley Center y se requiere que se cubran la nariz y la boca en todo momento. Si necesita asistencia de investigación legal, los bibliotecarios de referencia están disponibles para servirle. Envíe su consulta por correo electrónico a law.lawlibrary@cookcountyil.gov o llame al 312.603.5423 y deje un mensaje para el departamento de referencia.

Important items to note:

Free access to LexisAdvance and Westlaw Patron Access are available offsite for library patrons upon signing up.  

Visit LexisAdvance's website to sign up. (Patron will receive a temporary ID within one business day.)

Visit Westlaw Patron Access' website to sign up. Instructions on how to register can be found here: